A 36-year-old man was killed in White County early Friday morning after the Illinois State Police (ISP) says he was hit by a vehicle after walking into the roadway.
ISP says the crash happened just before 4:00 a.m. on Interstate 64 in White County on Friday morning.
Preliminary investigation indicates that a driver was traveling in the right lane of I-64, when for an unknown reason, a pedestrian stepped into the lane of traffic directly in the driver's path, according to ISP.
ISP says the victim, identified as 36-year-old Dustin Gregory of Lovington, Illinois, was pronounced dead at the scene.
After the crash, ISP says the driver pulled over immediately and did not need medical attention, but didn't need medical attention.
Gregory's vehicle was found several miles down the road.
ISP's Traffic Crash Reconstruction Unit is continuing to investigate the incident. No further information has been released at this time.