A Lehigh Acres man was struck and killed by a pickup while walking on Interstate 75 near Tuckers Grade Saturday night, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The 31-year-old man was walking in the southbound inside lane around 10:30 p.m. near mile marker 156 when the pickup, traveling in the same lane, hit him, according to FHP. The man was declared dead at the scene.

The FHP report did not indicate why the man was walking on I-75.

The driver and passenger of the pickup both suffered minor injuries.

No one involved in the crash was identified due to Marsy’s Law.

The southbound lane of I-75 was closed for about four hours while FHP investigated and cleared the scene.

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