The Texarkana, Arkansas Police Department is investigating a fatality accident involving a pedestrian on Interstate 30.

According to authorities the accident occurred in the predawn hours around 6:15AM this Friday morning. Witnesses tell police that an unknown male individual stepped into oncoming traffic on the interstate and was struck by an 18-wheeler in the eastbound lane.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene and no other injuries were reported. Investigators with the police department are currently trying to identify the deceased. His name will be released after positive identification is made and the next of kin have been notified.