Caltrans subcontractor fatally struck on I-580 in Oakland

The CHP says a driver caromed off a wall into a coned off construction zone, fatally striking a Caltrans worker, in Oakland, Calif. on Saturday, September 19, 2015. (KGO-TV)

One man is dead and another charged with DUI after an accident on I-580 in Oakland. It happened just after midnight Saturday in the westbound lanes, near the Lakeshore off ramp.

The California Highway Patrol says a driver caromed off a wall into a coned off construction zone, where Caltrans crews were repaving the roadway.

A subcontractor working for Caltrans was struck. He was thrown approximately 100 feet and died at the scene.

The driver of the car was not injured.
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