EAST ST. LOUIS - Illinois State Police District 11 reported Friday morning that a 26-year-old Hispanic male from St. Louis was struck by a vehicle in the left lane of Interstate 55 northbound, Milepost 5 in East St. Louis.

The man was pronounced deceased on the scene.

The ISP Traffic Crash Reconstruction Unit (TCRU) is responding and will continue the investigation. Lanes 1 and 2 will be shut down for approximately two hours. No further information will be disseminated at this time.

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