SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A pedestrian is dead after being struck by several vehicles while attempting to cross Interstate 80 Thursday morning.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene after being hit by three vehicles around 5 a.m. He was in the process of crossing the freeway near Truxel Road.READ MORE: Firefighters Battling Rice Fire In Nevada County; Some Evacuation Orders Issued
The victim was directly in front of the Kia that hit him. California Highway Patrol says the victim was wearing dark clothing and was not visible to the 51-year-old driver.READ MORE: Crews Battling Large Vegetation Fire South Of Davis
As a result, the man thrown onto the roadway and was struck by a Dodge Ram truck and a 2003 Chevy truck.
The victim’s identity will not be released until his next of kin has been notified.MORE NEWS: La Cabana Restaurant In Sacramento Has It Liquor License Suspended After Investigation Into May 2021 DUI Crash
The investigation is ongoing, but it is unknown if alcohol or drugs were a factor.