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Pedestrian struck by 2 big rigs on I-80 in Auburn

A man was hit by two big rigs and killed early Wednesday morning in Auburn when he tried to cross Interstate 80.

The pedestrian was attempting to cross the freeway west of Elm Street at about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday. The California Highway Patrol said the man was hit by a big rig and thrown into another lane while crossing the westbound lanes of I-80 from the center divider of the freeway.

He was then struck by another truck. He was declared dead at the scene. His name was not released, pending notification of family.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews