Pedestrian fatally struck on Hwy 4 in East Bay

March 11, 2013 9:38:10 AM PDT
All lanes of eastbound state Highway 4, near Newport Drive, in unincorporated Discovery Bay were temporarily closed after a fatal crash this morning, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

CHP responded to a report of a car hitting a pedestrian on eastbound Highway 4, around Newport Drive, at about 12:20 a.m., Officer Eric Anderson said.

The pedestrian, whose age and gender were not available, was pronounced dead at the scene, Anderson said.

Details of the crash were not immediately available.

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