97 Year Old Dies Crossing Pine

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A 97-year-old Pacific Grove man died at a hospital after being hit by a car in an intersection early Wednesday, police said.

Police called to Pine Avenue and 19th Street about 7:45 a.m. found the man semi-conscious with apparent head injuries.

The driver, a 55-year-old Pacific Grove resident, told police at the scene that he was driving east on Pine, looking directly into the rising sun and couldn’t see the pedestrian.

97 Year Old Dies Crossing Pine