CHP reports fatal crash on westbound I-80 in San Pablo

A man was killed on westbound Interstate Highway 80 i San Pablo early this morning after his Kia Optima slowed or stopped on the highway and was rear-ended by a Dodge Ram, a California Highway Patrol spokesman told Bay City News.

The crash happened around 3:50 a.m. and shut down the westbound highway near San Pablo Dam Road until around 6:30 a.m., CHP spokesman Officer Sean Wilkenfeld said.

“We don’t know why (the Kia) slowed or stopped,” Wilkenfeld said.

The driver of the Dodge Ram wasn’t injured, is cooperating with the investigation and was determined not to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol.