A California Highway Patrol cruiser. Photo by Chris Stone

A pedestrian was killed Saturday morning in an accident on southbound state Route 163 just north of Interstate 5, according to the California Highway Patrol.

At about 5:30 a.m., a pedestrian was reportedly crossing Route 163 and was struck by a white Dodge Challenger, according to 10News. The pedestrian was then hit by two box trucks traveling on the highway, 10News reported.

The victim, whose name was not immediately released, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the CHP.

Southbound Route 163 was closed while officers investigated. All lanes were re-opened at 6:54 a.m., the CHP said.

—City News Service