Pedestrian struck, killed on I-15 south of Corona

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CORONA (CNS) – A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed Wednesday morning on northbound Interstate 15 in the unincorporated Temescal Valley area of Riverside County near Corona.

The accident was first reported about 1:20 a.m. near Temescal Canyon Road, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The pedestrian’s body was reported in the No. 1 lane of the freeway and vehicles were swerving to avoid it, witnesses told the CHP.

Paramedics arrived at 1:35 a.m. and declared the pedestrian dead at the scene, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.

CHP officers looked for a white vehicle with front-end damage and located such a vehicle on the Temescal Canyon Road offramp, but no arrest was immediately reported.

A SigAlert was issued about 2 a.m. for all northbound lanes of the freeway near Temescal Canyon Road until further notice.

The age, gender and name of the victim were not disclosed.