April 24, 2014
A Bakersfield man was struck by a vehicle and killed on the San Diego Freeway this morning when he walked across southbound lanes after being in a traffic accident.
California Highway Patrol officials say the 21-year-old man, whose name has not been immediately released, had been involved in a single-vehicle collision on the northbound 405.
The driver of the car that struck the man around 1 a.m. told authorities he did not see the man walking on the freeway.
Orange County paramedics pronounced the man dead at the scene at