UNION CITY -- A pedestrian killed after being struck by a car Sunday morning was identified as 69-year-old Mohamad Dastagirzada, authorities said.

The man, whose city of residence wasn't immediately known, was hit by the car at approximately 5:15 a.m. in the area of Mission Boulevard and Daggett Avenue, Sgt. Victor Derting said. A car traveling southbound on Mission struck the man, who was in the road for unknown reasons.

According to police, the driver is being cooperative with police. Anyone with information about the incident may contact Sgt. Dean Sato at 510-675-5222.

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