A bus struck and killed an Oxnard man in his 40’s this morning in a pedestrian accident on Highway 101 in Ventura, authorities said.
Witnesses told the California Highway Patrol that the man had walked onto the highway and right into the path of the bus, a Ventura Police Sergeant said.
The accident occurred just south of Telephone Road at approximately 9:46 a.m. Authorities did not release the victims name pending family notification.
California Highway Patrol handed the case over to Ventura police who are still investigating whether this was an accident or if the man had intended to commit suicide.
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