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CHP responds to pedestrian in traffic on Hwy 1

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Posted at 10:47 AM, May 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-05 13:47:39-04

A pedestrian spotted walking in the center divide of Highway 1 near the California Men's Colony disrupted traffic for a short time Tuesday morning.

The man was reported walking in the roadway just before 9 a.m.

The California Highway Patrol responded and ran traffic breaks as a precaution while the man ran back and forth across the lanes.

He eventually ran into a field and officers lost sight of him.

CHP says the man was not an inmate.