- Associated Press - Thursday, September 1, 2016

ACTON, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a Caltrans employee has been struck by a vehicle and killed while working on a freeway in northern Los Angeles County.

KABC-TV reports (https://bit.ly/2ccTWj6 ) the man was struck Thursday on southbound State Route 14 in Acton.

Caltrans confirmed the fatality, saying that the employee was working when he was struck and killed.

His identity was not immediately released

Multiple southbound lanes were shut down, causing a significant backup.

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Information from: KABC-TV, https://abclocal.go.com/kabc/

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