Pedestrian killed on I-5 near Weed

SirensCalif. — A man is dead after being run over by a semi-truck on Interstate-5 early Thursday morning north of Weed.

California Highway Patrol says a truck driver had pulled to the shoulder of I-5 to rest in Siskiyou County.

The driver told police a pedestrian, identified as 44-year-old Kyler Lamont of Redding, entered the cab of the truck before being told to leave.

Police say the pedestrian then walked into the traffic lanes and kneeled down in a lane where he was immediately struck by a different semi-truck.

Police say Lamont died instantly.

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