A man was killed early Friday after being struck by a vehicle along southbound Interstate 75 in Tampa. 

The crash happened around 3:30 a.m. 

  • One person was killed in a pedestrian crash on I-75
  • Troopers have not identified the victim
  • Person hit was standing in center lane

The southbound lanes, which were closed for a few hours, were reopened to traffic at 7 a.m. 

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a GMC Arcadia SUV struck the man who was standing in the center lane of highway. The SUV and a Chrysler van both were unable to avoid the man and struck him.

The victim died at the scene. His identity has not been released yet.

The 61-year-old man driving the SUV suffered minor injuries. The 29-year-old man driving the van was not injured.

Troopers closed a stretch of the highway after the crash and moved SB traffic off the interstate at Fowler Avenue. 

The medical examiner was called to the scene. 

The crash remains under investigation.