Bakersfield Man Killed Walking Across Freeway After Accident

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
1:30 a.m.

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