Man struck and killed by 18-wheeler in Germantown

Maryland State Police are investigating a deadly accident involving a pedestrian.

The driver of an 18-wheeler hit a man who was walking across southbound Interstate 270 at Father Hurley Boulevard in Germantown just before 1:30 a.m. Wednesday.

The man died at the scene.

So far no word on his identity but we do know he was in his 20's.

Some lanes of interstate 270 were closed for a time but have since reopened.