OAKLAND -- An Oakland man was killed and his wife was injured when their car collided with a big-rig Tuesday night on Interstate 880.

The man was identified by the Alameda County Coroner's Office on Wednesday as Sean Douglas Alberts, 47, of Oakland. He was the passenger in the couple's 1993 Honda Civic, which collided with a 2007 Freightliner tractor-trailer. Alberts was prounounced dead at the scene.

The truck driver was not injured and stayed on the scene and cooperated with the California Highway Patrol, said CHP spokesman Officer Sean Wilkenfeld.

Michele Bunker-Alberts, 46, was taken to Highland Hospital -- where she works -- with minor injuries. Her condition was not immediately available Wednesday.

Bunker-Alberts, a nurse practitioner at the center, coordinates lactation program and the pediatric obesity-prevention program and works in other areas of the hospital, according to an online profile.

A spokesman at Holy Names University in Oakland said Douglas Alberts was a sports psychologist for the campus basketball team and was also studying at John F. Kennedy University in Pleasant Hill.

The couple married in 2011 and have three children, according to information online.

The wreck happened at 9:04 p.m. Tuesday in the northbound lanes of I-880 near 10th Avenue in Oakland after the Honda collided with the side of the big-rig and was then partially pinned under the big-rig, said Wilkenfeld.


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Bunker-Alberts was extricated from the car and taken to Highland Hospital, the CHP reported.

The big-rig driver remained at the scene and cooperated with CHP officers, Wilkenfeld said.

Lanes were closed until about 10:40 p.m.

The collision remains under investigation by the CHP. Anyone with information should call the CHP at 510-450-3821.

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