Fatal accident on Highway 111


SALTON SEA — A person was pronounced dead Tuesday night after being hit by a big rig Tuesday afternoon near the Salton Sea.

The crash was reported at 4 p.m. on Highway 111, near the northern end of the Salton Sea State Recreation Area, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The pedestrian suffered major injuries in the crash and was airlifted to a local hospital.

Officials have not released the name of the victim.

There were no reports of road closures, according to the Highway Patrol.

Other details were not available