SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Highway 99 in Sacramento is back open following a deadly crash investigation on the freeway.
Southbound lanes in Sacramento were backed up Tuesday morning after a pedestrian was found dead in the middle of the road.READ MORE: Heavy Early Morning Traffic Expected To Start Week As Highway 99 Construction Continues
Around 3:30 a.m. police received the call of an accident just before Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. A female was crossing the freeway for unknown reasons when she was hit. She was hit again while lying on the ground, according to a statement from the South Sacramento CHP office. Both drivers stayed on the scene.
Dina Kupfer’s tweet shows what the scene looked like earlier this morning.READ MORE: KISS Add September Date In Wheatland For ‘End Of The Road’ Final Tour
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The scene has since cleared.