Pedestrian struck, killed by tractor-trailer on side of Interstate-95 in Prince George's County

A pedestrian who was on the side of a major highway in Prince George's County was killed after authorities say they were struck by a tractor-trailer early Tuesday morning.

The incident happened around 1 a.m. on southbound Interstate-95 prior to Interstate-495

It is unclear why the person was on the side of the highway. Officials say the vehicle involved was A UPS double tractor-trailer. The two right lanes of Interstate-95 were closed for several hours.

The pedestrian has not been identified at this time. The cause of the incident is still under investigation.