Police are investigating the death of a pedestrian who was hit by a vehicle early Friday morning on Airline Highway.

The man was hit shortly before 4 a.m. in the 7100 block of Airline Highway and transported to a hospital, where he later died, a Baton Rouge Police news release says.

Police were unable to identify the victim because he did not have identification on him, spokesman Cpl. L’Jean McKneely.

The accident is still under investigation, the release says.