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Woodland Hills man fatally struck by big rigs, cars after falling off RV on 5 Fwy

A shoe believed to belong to a man who was struck and killed in Del Mar after falling off an RV on the 5 Freeway on Monday, Oct. 18, 2016.

A man from Woodland Hills has died after falling off the back of an RV on the 5 Freeway.

Witnesses told police they saw the 26-year-old man hanging off a ladder on the vehicle around 11 p.m. Monday night, according to Curtis Martin of the California Highway Patrol.

It all happened on the northbound side of the 5 Freeway in Del Mar.

The man suddenly fell off the step ladder and was hit by multiple big rigs and passenger cars, Martin added.

Police said they were looking into what the man was doing on the RV, and they were searching for the driver of the vehicle.

Anyone with information was urged to call police at (760) 643-3400.
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