A pedestrian was killed in a collision with a vehicle on the northbound side of Highway 14 near Agua Dulce Canyon on Sunday morning at approximately 1:15 a.m., according to Officer Stephan Brandt with the California Highway Patrol.
The pedestrian was later identified as 44-year-old Juan Avalos, a Palmdale resident.
Avalos was running across Highway 14’s southbound lanes following a separate traffic collision involving his 2020 Toyota Camry. As he was running across the northbound No. 3 and 3 lanes, Avalos was struck by 2022 Mazda MX5.
At the time of this publication, it’s unknown why Avalos was running across the highway.
A SIG alert was issued for lanes No. 2, 3 and 4 at 2:13 a.m. and lasted until 4:43 a.m.
No arrests were made in connection with the incident.
The incident marks the second time a pedestrian was killed by a vehicle in the area within the past three days, following a fatal collision near Castaic on Thursday night.