A 19 year old Red Bluff man was pronounced dead at the scene after he was hit by a pick-up truck on Highway 36 west, north of Red Bluff.
The CHP says it happened at 8:15 p.m. Tuesday Night in a rural area just east of McCoy Road.
Investigators say the 35 year old man driving the truck ... also from Red Bluff ... braked and swerved but was unable to avoid hitting the victim. Highway Patrol officals say the victim was walking westward near the shoulder of the road ... in the eastbound lane of Highway 36 ... when he abruptly moved in front of the truck.
The name of the teenage victim has not been released.
The accident remains under investigation, but officials say the driver is not expected to be cited.###