Pedestrian fatally struck by vehicle on I-5 near Camp Pendleton
OCEANSIDE (KUSI) – A pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle this morning on Interstate 5 near Camp Pendleton, authorities said.
The crash was reported around 6:15 a.m. on northbound I-5 just north of the Aliso Creek rest area on the northbound side, according to a California Highway Patrol incident log.
The victim, a pedestrian, was pronounced dead at the scene, a CHP dispatcher said.
No details about the victim or the vehicle involved were immediately available.
Authorities shut down all lanes on northbound I-5 following the crash, but opened the left lane around 7 a.m.
As of 7:40 a.m., traffic on the northbound highway was backed up to state Route 76.