Motorists traveling southbound on SR-163 Wednesday night were detoured off the freeway after a pedestrian was struck and killed in lanes during rush-hour traffic.
The fatal crash occurred around 7 p.m. near Ash Street, according to media reports.
The pedestrian was pronounced dead on scene, according to reports.
Investigators closed the freeway and rerouted motorists to Interstate 5.
Further information was not immediately available.
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