Pedestrian Hit and Killed by Vehicle on 80 Freeway in Emeryville
EMERYVILLE, CA (September 6, 2019) – A man died in a pedestrian crash early Friday morning on 80 Freeway in Emeryville.
The fatal crash happened around 4:10 a.m. along the westbound lanes of the freeway at Powell Street on-ramp.
According to the CHP, a male pedestrian wearing dark clothing was first spotted sitting on top of the freeway’s center divider. A short time later, a vehicle hit the man.
As a result, the pedestrian suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.
Officials closed all westbound lanes 80 Freeway, forming a massive backup during the morning commute. All lanes were reopened until after 5:30 a.m.
The identity of the victim was not immediately available. The crash remains under investigation.
Our law firm hopes the family and friends of the victim are surrounded by an unwavering amount of support as they cope with the loss of their loved one.
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