San Diego man struck, killed by big rig

SAN DIEGO - The pedestrian struck and killed by a big rig on Interstate 5 early Saturday was identified Sunday by the Medical Examiner's Office as 42-year-old Keith Contrera of San Diego.

The California Highway Patrol reported Contrera was struck in the northbound lanes of the freeway, just north of Palm Avenue, at 12:30 a.m. Saturday. He died at the scene, the Medical Examiner said.

A witness reported Contera was walking in freeway lanes before the crash.

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