18-year-old man hit and killed by car in Tulare County, CHP says

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022
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The California Highway Patrol says a 51-year-old Visalia woman was driving on the 198 and the 18-year-old man was standing in the fast lane.

TULARE COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) -- An investigation is underway after a teenager was hit and killed by a car.

It happened at about 4 Tuesday morning on Highway 198 at Road 182 -- that's just east of Visalia.

The California Highway Patrol says a 51-year-old Visalia woman was driving on the 198 and the 18-year-old man was standing in the fast lane.

He was hit and pronounced dead at the scene.

He has not been identified.

The driver suffered minor injuries from the crash.

One eastbound lane of Highway 198 was closed for about three hours for the investigation.