A male pedestrian died after being struck by a vehicle in the 1800 block of Interstate 10 easbound in Kenner at approximately 8:30 p.m., Monday, police reported in a release.

Police found a male body on the eastbound shoulder of the interstate. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Police believe the death resulted from a hit and run, and the incident remains under investigation.

Chief Michael J. Glaser urges witnesses of this fatality to contact Kenner Police Traffic Investigator Jon Cryer at (504) 717-2236.