An elderly man is dead after he was struck by a car in Desert Hot Springs on Thursday night.
The man was hit at West Drive and Mission Lakes Boulevard, according to Police Chief Dale Mondary.
We are working a fatal traffic collision at West Drive and Mission Lakes Boulevard. Please find an alternate route and avoid the area. We will have that intersection closed for several hours.
— Dale Mondary (@DHSChiefMondary) April 26, 2019
Mondary told KESQ that has the man was in the crosswalk and the vehicle missed the stop sign.
The driver immediately called police and is cooperating with the investigation.