The California Highway Patrol said a pedestrian who died when he was struck by a 20,000-pound truck-trailer on eastbound Interstate Highway 80 just west of Texas Street this morning in Fairfield apparently was intent on committing suicide.
Witnesses said the man then jumped in front of the big-rig that struck him in the right lane, Hekker said. He died at the scene. His identity has not been released because his family hasn't been notified.
The big-rig driver and a passerby administered CPR to the victim, the CHP said. The Solano County coroner's office was called to the scene at 10:25 a.m.