Woman hit by truck and killed while walking on Route 94

SAN DIEGO — A 30-year-old woman was walking in the first lane of state Route 94 when she was hit by a passing truck and killed, investigators said.

It wasn’t immediately clear why the woman was walking on the busy highway, authorities said. There was a roadside homeless encampment near the place where the incident occurred.

California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident and the driver is cooperating.

Traffic was slow in the area as CHP closed the left two lanes to investigate the deadly crash.