Pedestrian struck and killed on I-465


INDIANAPOLIS — A pedestrian was struck and killed by a semi early Saturday morning on Interstate 465.

According to the Indiana State Police, the incident occurred at approximately 5:15 a.m. on the southbound lanes of 465 near the I-74 exit on the west side of the city.

Police say when first responders arrived on scene the semi was stopped in the center lane of 465 and an adult man was lying in the roadway. The man was unresponsive and transported to a hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Preliminary investigation reports determined the man was in the roadway for unknown reasons when the southbound traveling semi struck him. Police say no disabled vehicles were found in the immediate area.

The semi driver was uninjured and is not under suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol or drugs, police add.

All lanes of 465 southbound were closed in the area of the deadly accident during the investigation.

The identity of the deceased is being withheld to allow for notification of next of kin.

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