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Pedestrian killed after Black Friday shopping

KABC-TV covers Los Angeles and Southern California.

November 25, 2011 12:52:14 AM PST
A pedestrian who had just shopped at Wal-Mart for Black Friday was struck and killed while crossing Interstate 15.

Authorities responded to the accident at 3:22 a.m. at Railroad Canyon Road. The driver was not injured.

The victim had just purchased a Wii and had run across the freeway, using it as a shortcut to get to the other side, Caltrans said.

All traffic lanes were closed until further notice. Motorists were diverted to Bundy Canyon Road.

The victim's name has not been released pending notification of next of kin.

The crash remains under investigation.