Pedestrian Killed Trying to Cross I-40

A man is dead after trying to walk across I-40 earlier this evening.

The accident, which shut down traffic for several hours, happened on I-40 at Lakeside. When police arrived on the scene they say a white male in his 30's or 40's was dead.

He was struck by a white pickup heading eastbound. Police say the victim had no identification and the investigation is ongoing.