Fatal accident cleared from Hwy 87 connector ramp

November 8, 2013 8:45:14 AM PST
A pedestrian was fatally struck on the connector ramp between northbound Interstate Highway 280 and southbound state Highway 87 in San Jose early this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The pedestrian was struck shortly before 5 a.m. and was pronounced dead at the scene, CHP officials said.

The name of the pedestrian was not immediately being released.

The connector ramp and the far right lane of northbound Highway 280 were blocked for nearly two hours while authorities investigated the death. The lanes reopened by 6:50 a.m., CHP Officer Ron Simmons said.