Man Dies After Being Hit by Truck on Southbound I-880 in Oakland

A man standing on Interstate 880 in Oakland was hit by a truck and killed Sunday night.

California Highway Patrol units were called around 6:30 p.m. to reports of a pedestrian down on southbound I-880, north of 7th Street. The man was pronounced dead at the scene by firefighters, after being struck in the number one lane by a Toyota truck.

The driver, who wasn't under the influence of alcohol or drugs, remained on the scene and cooperated with authorities.

According to the CHP Oakland's Twitter account, investigators haven't determined why the unidentified man was on the freeway or whether he was under the influence of alcohol of drugs. Two lanes of southbound I-880 remained closed until 8:50 p.m.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the CHP Oakland area office at (510) 457-2875.

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