Assault suspect struck, killed on freeway

Suspect was seen running on to I-280 after officers responded to Balboa Park Station

A man was struck and killed Thursday on Interstate Highway 280 while fleeing from police near Geneva Avenue.

Police said officers responded to an assault at Balboa Park Muni station just before 5 p.m and witnessed the suspect running onto northbound Interstate Highway 280, where he was hit by a car and died.

The has been identified as Damon Cooper, 53, according to the San Francisco Medical Examiner.

The assault is still under investigation, police said Friday.

The driver, who suffered non-life threatening injuries in the collision, remained on the scene and was cooperating with investigators.

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