Semi-Truck Hits, Kills Pedestrian

A man was killed early Saturday morning after a semi-truck hit him on the I-5 off ramp at Palm Avenue in Egger Highlands, CHP officials said.

Joshua Munoz witnessed the incident. He said the man was walking on the off ramp around 12:20 a.m., and said he almost hit him with his own car but narrowly missed.

After the near-accident, Munoz pulled over to the side of the road to help the pedestrian. It was then he saw the man get hit by the semi.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. No arrests were made, and there were no other injuries.

The pedestrian's name was not immediately released by authorities.

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