Pedestrian Struck And Killed By Big Rig on Highway 180

A deadly accident caused a major traffic backup at the Highway 180 and Highway 168 interchange. {}

At one point, westbound Highway 180 was{} closed completely.

California Highway Patrol officers say a semi-truck hit a person who was walking on the highway just before 4:00 a.m.{} That person was killed.{}

It's unknown why the pedestrian was on the highway.

The CHP is investigating.

The accident was cleared and all lanes are open.