Pedestrian Struck and Killed

TEMECULA – A pedestrian today was fatally struck by a tractor- trailer on the southbound Temecula Valley (15) Freeway in Temecula, authorities said.

Riverside County Fire Department spokeswoman said today.

The accident on the southbound Temecula Valley Freeway south of Winchester Road was reported at 3:04 a.m., said Riverside County Fire Department spokeswoman Jody Hagemann.

”The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene,” she said.

There was no immediate indication whether the pedestrian was male or female.

The California Highway Patrol was investigating the death, Hagemann said.

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