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Sig-Alert issued after Semi hits and kills pedestrian on 15 Freeway

APPLE VALLEY, Calif. ( CHP officials have issued  Sig-alert after a pedestrian was struck and killed on the 15 freeway after allegedly jumping in front of a semi truck.

CHP Officer Mumford said the call was dispatched at 1:01 p.m. after a semi truck driver called 911 and said he struck a pedestrian on the northbound 15 Freeway just south of Dale Evans Parkway, in Apple Valley.

A deputy quickly arrived moments later, and after confirming the body was that of a person, immediately starting closing down the #2 and #3 lanes of northbound traffic.

Mumford said the pedestrian is male, and that the incident is being investigated as a possible suicide.

The Sig-alert was issued at 1:16 p.m. and is expected to last three hours. The number two and three lanes will be blocked for the duration of that investigation.


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