Person runs onto freeway, dies after being struck

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fatal-crash-grpCHULA VISTA, Calif. – A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed on the southbound Jakob Dekema (805) Freeway Friday in Chula Vista.

The crash happened just after 8:50 p.m. at East Orange Avenue/Olympic Parkway, said California Highway Patrol Officer Mary Bailey.

All southbound lanes of the freeway were shut down, with traffic diverted onto Telegraph Canyon Road, following the crash, Bailey said.

Bailey said she did not know the gender or age of the victim.

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