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Pedestrian struck and killed on I-5 in downtown Sacramento

A woman died early Thursday morning when she ventured onto Interstate 5 in Sacramento and was struck by a big-rig.

The woman was walking across the northbound lanes of I-5 near Highway 50 when she was hit by the side of the big rig’s trailer. She was estimated to be in her late 30s, according to the California Highway Patrol.

All northbound lanes were closed for about 90 minutes, re-opening at about 4 a.m. Her name has not yet been released by the Sacramento County Coroner’s office.