GLENDORA (CBSLA) – A woman was struck and killed by a big-rig on the 210 Freeway in Glendora early Monday morning.
The collision occurred at 12:50 a.m. on the westbound 210 Freeway, just east of of Glendora Boulevard.READ MORE: Cal State University Will Require Faculty, Staff, Students On Campuses To Be Vaccinated Against COVID-19
According to California Highway Patrol, the woman was walking on the shoulder of the freeway when she stepped into traffic and an approaching semi-truck swerved to avoid her.
The woman was struck by the trailer of the big-rig. She died at the scene. She was not immediately identified.READ MORE: Hiking Groups Emerge As Way For Angelenos To Combat Pandemic-Caused Loneliness
Glendora police officers arriving at the scene first said it appeared the woman might have suffered a gunshot wound, according to CHP Officer Patrick Kimball.
The CHP issued a Sig Alert and shut down several lanes. They have since reopened.MORE NEWS: UCLA Study: Expiration Of Eviction Moratoriums Led To Further Spread Of COVID-19
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