Pedestrian Struck and Killed on Interstate 5 Near Hawthorn Street Exit Downtown

A pedestrian was struck by a car and died Thursday on Interstate 5 near Middletown. Photo via onScene.Media.com

A male pedestrian was struck by a car and died Thursday morning on northbound Interstate 5 near the Hawthorn Street exit downtown.

The California Highway Patrol reported that a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in the right lane around 6 a.m.

Two other vehicles hit each other during the incident. according to the CHP.

The victim’s age and identify were not immediately released

Traffic was impacted on the freeway for about an hour.

City News Service and OnScene.TV contributed to this article.