YOLO COUNTY (CBS13) – A person has died after being hit by a big rig north of Woodland Thursday morning.

The scene is along Interstate 5, near the Highway 16 Esparto exit. California Highway Patrol says the incident happened just after 6 a.m.

A person apparently pulled over along the freeway and was then struck and killed by a semi truck, officers say.

Northbound lanes were shut down at the County Road 99 offramp and traffic was being diverted.

There is no estimated time of reopening at this point.

Head here for up-to-the-minute traffic updates: http://CBS13.com/traffic.


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