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CHP investigating hit-and-run after man's body found on Weedpatch Highway

The California Highway Patrol reported that the coroner has been called after a body was found in the road in the southbound lanes of Weedpatch Highway near State Route 58 on Tuesday morning.
Body found on Weedpatch Hwy
Posted at 7:40 AM, Nov 22, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-22 13:52:06-05

UPDATE (10:50 AM): The California Highway Patrol is investigating a hit-and-run after the body of an adult man was found on Highway 184 south of Kernita Road.

CHP officers determined the car was traveling southbound when the man was walking in the southbound lane outside of a crosswalk.

There is no vehicle description at this time.


UPDATE: All closed roads have been reopened.


The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the coroner has been called after a body was found in the road in the southbound lanes of Weedpatch Highway near State Route 58 on Tuesday morning, November 22nd.

According to the CHP's incident information page, it is unknown at this time if this was a vehicle versus pedestrian incident. Officers have blocked all southbound lanes on Weedpatch Highway between Kerrnita Road and Smith Road.

Drivers will face delays when traveling through that area.

We'll bring you more information as it becomes available.