A 57-year-old pedestrian died Thursday after a car hit him in the 7100 block of Airline Highway, police said.

The incident took place shortly after 6 p.m. when the man walked onto the road from the west side and was struck by a 2010 Ford Taurus, said Cpl. L’Jean McKneely, a Baton Rouge Police Department spokesman.

Police do not believe the driver was under the influence. The fatality is still under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Traffic Homicide Division at (225) 389-7819.