A homeless woman in her 30s who was running across lanes of the Foothill (210) Freeway in Sylmar was struck by two vehicles and killed, authorities said Friday morning.
The woman was walking across the eastbound lanes of the freeway, east of Hubbard Street, about 9:10 p.m. Thursday when she was struck by a vehicle in the No. 2 lane, then struck by another vehicle seconds later, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The woman was pronounced dead at the scene, the CHP said.
An investigation into the accident prompted the closure of all eastbound and westbound lanes of the Foothill Freeway near Hubbard Street from about 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Alcohol or drugs are not regarded as factors in this crash, the CHP said.
The name of the woman was not disclosed.
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