The pedestrian killed in Tuesday’s crash on Interstate 12 at Millerville Road has been identified as Harry Clanton, 62, 1270 Boreas Drive.

It is unknown if alcohol or drugs are factors in this crash, Baton Rouge Police spokesman Cpl. L’Jean McKneely said in an news release.

The crash occurred around 7 p.m. westbound on I-12, the release says.

Police said the man was trying to walk across the interstate when he was hit by several cars.

McKneely said police don’t know why the man was walking across the interstate.

The fatality is under investigation, McKneely said in the release.