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Driver dead after exiting moving Jeep on freeway

Posted at 12:41 PM, Apr 13, 2017

SAN DIEGO (KGTV)--California Highway Patrol confirms a woman died after exiting her vehicle and being struck by a car on southbound Interstate 15 just north of State Route 163 Thursday afternoon. 

According to the CHP traffic information page, a pedestrian was struck by an unknown vehicle around 12:01 p.m.

CHP told 10News photojournalist Mike Howder a woman driving a yellow Jeep slowed down and either jumped or fell out of the vehicle while it was in motion. 

She then got up, lied down on the freeway and was struck.

The incident caused the temporary closure of two lanes of highway traffic. All lanes are now open. 

Sandy Coronilla is a KGTV digital producer. Follow her @10NewsSandy