Man walking down I35E struck, killed by vehicle in Lewisville

The Lewisville Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred early Friday morning in the southbound lanes of I35E between Fox Avenue and Business 121.

At around 4:45am this morning, Lewisville police received report of a man wearing only shorts walking in the left lane of traffic. As officers responded to investigate, a vehicle struck him.

Lewisville paramedics pronounced the pedestrian deceased at the scene. His identity has not yet been released.

The driver who struck the man stayed at the scene. No charges are expected at this time.

Police are investigating why the man was in the roadway.

Lanes of southbound I35E were closed for most of the morning while officers investigated the scene.