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Pedestrian Killed In Multi-Car Crash On Highway 101 Near SFO

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Highway 101 (CBS)

Highway 101 (CBS)

SAN MATEO (CBS SF) — All lanes have reopened on northbound U.S. Highway 101 in San Mateo County following a fatal pedestrian crash that shut down the freeway for more than two hours, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The pedestrian, a woman, was apparently killed in the road near the South Airport Boulevard offramp Friday evening, according to Sgt. Diana McDermott.

The multi-vehicle collision, which was reported around 8:20 p.m., blocked all northbound lanes. A severe traffic alert was issued around 8:45 p.m.

An investigation is underway to determine how the pedestrian came to be on the roadway. She had already been struck when she was found by authorities.

(Copyright 2012 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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