2 killed in Highway 99 accident in Tulare

June 5, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
The California Highway Patrol is still working to determine what led up to a crash that killed two people on Highway 99 in the South Valley this morning.

It happened around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday near the Tulare outlet mall. Officials say it appears a motorcycle rider hit a person walking in the roadway. Both the rider and person walking were killed. Their names have not been released.

The crash closed the road for more than two hours and caused a back up for the morning commute.