WALNUT CREEK (CBS SF) — A woman fatally struck by a vehicle on Interstate Highway 680 in Walnut Creek late Monday night has been identified by the Contra Costa County coroner’s office as 42-year-old Lafayette resident Rebecca Pulling.

Pulling died in a collision reported at 10:46 p.m. within a construction zone on southbound Highway 680 just north of North Main Street, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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A worker in the construction zone had reported to the CHP that a pedestrian was walking on the highway. She was struck in the No. 4 southbound lane by a Chrysler Sebring and died at the scene. The Sebring driver was not injured and cooperated with investigators.

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Investigators do not yet know why Pulling ended up on the highway. Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the CHP’s Contra Costa-area office at (925) 646-4980.

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