OAKLAND (BCN) — A person walking in the eastbound lanes of Interstate Highway 580 in Oakland was struck and killed by a vehicle late Wednesday, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Officers responded to a 10:11 p.m. report of someone walking on the highway near the High Street off-ramp. The pedestrian was struck by a car minutes later.READ MORE: San Mateo Deputies Arrest Man Suspected in Stabbing Attack With Wood Stake
Authorities closed the eastbound lanes and diverted traffic to the High Street off-ramp. All lanes were reopened by 11:57 p.m.READ MORE: San Jose Police: Woman Jumps Off Pedestrian Bridge onto Hwy 17, Closing Southbound Lanes
No further information was available about the pedestrian or the crash.MORE NEWS: VIDEO: San Francisco Police Break Up Early Morning Sideshow in Rincon Hill
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