Pedestrian dies after being hit by semi-truck on southbound Highway 99 in Stockton

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By Yosi Yahoudai
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The highway was closed after a deadly crash around 5 a.m. Friday.

STOCKTON, Calif. — A pedestrian was hit and killed by a semi-truck on southbound Highway 99 in Stockton early Friday morning.

According to the California Highway Patrol, it happened just before 5 a.m.

CHP says the Stockton Communication Center was called for a vehicle vs. unknown object crash on 99, south of Cherokee Road.

CHP says a 2015 Peterbilt semi-truck towing a trailer was going southbound at around 50 mph when it hit a male pedestrian walking in the road.

The pedestrian was fatally injured in the crash. The semi-truck driver wasn’t injured.

CHP says the truck driver was not under the influence. It’s unknown if the pedestrian was at the time of the crash.

The road was closed as a result of the crash but has since reopened.

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Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.