Isaac Orton has been identified by authorities as the victim in a freeway pedestrian collision that occurred on September 14 in West Oakland. Mr. Orton, a 31-year-old Berkeley resident, was reportedly walking and crossing lanes on Interstate 880 at about 7:40 p.m. He was struck by a Toyota Prius driven by an individual described as 22-year-old San Francisco resident. The man died at the scene. The driver reportedly stopped after the accident and contacted authorities. An investigation into the tragic death and why Mr. Orton was on the freeway is ongoing.
We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and families of the victim during this difficult time.
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