Three of the four eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 were temporarily closed in Banning Friday night, as emergency crews investigated a deadly collision in the area.
According to the California Highway Patrol and Riverside County Fire Department, a person was walking along the eastbound lanes of the Interstate near Hargrave for unknown reasons when they were hit around 6:30 p.m.
CHP said a Sig Alert was issued, as the three left-most lanes were closed for investigation. Traffic was only being allowed via the number four, or slow, lane for a few hours following the collision.
The person who was struck died at the scene, according to Melody Hendrickson of the Riverside County Fire Department.
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