Pedestrian fatally struck along I-70 on east side identified

Police at scene

INDIANAPOLIS–Indiana State Police are confirming that a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed late Sunday.

It happened shortly after 10 p.m. along I-70 near the Emerson Ave. exit. When state police arrived on scene they found the victim lying on the right shoulder of the roadway, unconscious and not breathing, according to a news release. The victim was later pronounced dead at the scene.

The Marion County Coroner identified the victim on Monday as Allen Dailey, 70.

The driver of the vehicle that struck Dailey stopped and is cooperating with authorities. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor, according to state police.