The body of the victim lies covered on the freeway on Thursday morning. Courtesy OnScene.TV

A woman died Thursday morning after being hit by a car in the carpool lane of Interstate 805 in the Mountain View area.

According to California Highway Patrol traffic reports, a white Toyota Corolla struck the pedestrian around 4 a.m. in the southbound lane of the freeway at the Market Street exit.

The identities of the victim and driver, who remained at the scene, were not immediately released.

The collision forced the closure of two lanes of the freeway.

The CHP was continuing to investigate the fatal collision.

OnScene.TV contributed to this article.

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Chris Jennewein is Editor & Publisher of Times of San Diego.