1 Person Killed in Pedestrian Accident on 580 Freeway near Harrison Street in Oakland
Oakland, California (August 28, 2023) – A pedestrian died after being struck by a car on Sunday night in Oakland.
The fatal auto-pedestrian accident happened on Interstate 580 Freeway near the Harrison Street offramp at around 11:39 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.
The circumstances surrounding the collision were not immediately established.
The pedestrian was killed in the accident.
The name of the deceased person was not immediately disclosed.
Additional information about the accident was not provided.
An investigation into the accident is underway.
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