A 51-year-old man was killed when he apparently pulled in front of an oncoming big rig at a Meadowbrook intersection, authorities said Friday.

John Camp of Perris was fatally injured about 5 a.m. Thursday at Highway 74 and Mazie Avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Officer Mike Lassig said that Camp was in a 2002 Toyota Tundra pickup going northbound on Mazie and slowed as he approached a stop sign at the four-way intersection.

It was unclear whether the victim completely stopped, but according to Lassig, he “failed to observe” a tractor-trailer approaching from the west at 50 mph and continued north.

Lassig said that the 57-year-old operator of the semi was unable to bring the rig to a stop and struck the driver’s side of the Toyota.

“The pickup spun out of control and collided with a parked vehicle on Mazie before coming to a stop,” the CHP spokesman said.

Riverside County Fire Department personnel reached the location within a few minutes and pronounced Camp dead at the scene.

The trucker was not hurt, and there was no one in the parked car.

The investigation is ongoing, according to Lassig.

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