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Man in Wheelchair Struck, Killed by Vehicle at Sycamore Avenue and Thibodo Road in Vista

Peter Kalomas, 56, Killed in Vista Pedestrian Accident at Sycamore Avenue and Thibodo Road

Vista, California (August 18, 2019) – A man in a wheelchair was struck and killed by a vehicle in Vista. The deadly pedestrian accident occurred at around 9:42 p.m. Thursday, August 8 at the intersection of Sycamore Avenue and Thibodo Road.

Police said Peter James Kalomas, 56, of Vista, was heading westbound in a motorized wheelchair and was inside the crosswalk when he was struck by a GMC box truck operated by a 26-year-old.

Kalomas fell out of the wheelchair upon the impact. He sustained a broken leg and was taken to Palomar Medical Center, where he succumbed to his injuries at around 2:40 a.m. Friday, 9.

The driver of the box truck remained at the scene and cooperated with law enforcement.

Further details were not immediately available, and the crash remains under investigation.

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