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Person Walking On Interstate 580 In Oakland Hit, Killed By Vehicle

OAKLAND (BCN) -- A person walking in the eastbound lanes of Interstate Highway 580 in Oakland was struck and killed by a vehicle late Wednesday, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Officers responded to a 10:11 p.m. report of someone walking on the highway near the High Street off-ramp. The pedestrian was struck by a car minutes later.

Authorities closed the eastbound lanes and diverted traffic to the High Street off-ramp. All lanes were reopened by 11:57 p.m.

No further information was available about the pedestrian or the crash.

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