Pedestrian killed crossing HWY 99 in Tulare County

May 12, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
The incident happened along Highway 99 near Merritt Drive in the Traver area.

Officers say a driver heading south was not able to avoid the 30-year-old victim as he walked across the highway.

The pedestrian died at the scene, and the driver was not hurt. The accident shut down the slow lane for about three hours.