Man hit, killed on North County freeway

SAN DIEGO — A man was hit and killed Friday morning as he walked on Interstate 15 in the Rancho Bernardo area, shutting down northbound traffic for about five hours.

The crash was reported around 4 a.m. on northbound Interstate 15 south of West Bernardo Drive, California Highway Patrol Officer Jim Bettencourt said. The circumstances leading up to the crash were under investigation, including exactly how many vehicles hit the man and why he was in the roadway.

CHP  shut down all northbound lanes south of West Bernardo Drive starting around 4:30 a.m. As of 7:35 a.m., the lanes remained closed, though the carpool lane was opened to allow a trickle of traffic through.

Shortly before 9:30 a.m., all lanes were reopened in the area.

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