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Fatal Crash Prompts Freeway Closure on WB I-80

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    Fatal Crash Prompts Freeway Closure on WB I-80
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    A person was killed early Friday on Interstate Highway 80, closing the freeway for more than an hour.

    The pedestrian, described only as male, was first spotted shortly after 4 a.m. sitting on top of the freeway's center divide near the Powell Street onramp, according to the California Highway Patrol.

    A short time later, a vehicle hit the person and the CHP closed westbound lanes on I-80 at 4:25 a.m., the CHP said.

    The freeway reopened about 5:30 a.m.

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