An Independence man was killed Friday night when he was struck by a vehicle on Interstate 70 at Blue Ridge Boulevard..

Witnesses told Independence police that the man was crossing I-70 southbound at Blue Ridge Boulevard at 9 p.m. when he was struck by an eastbound vehicle.

The victim, identified as a 42 year old Independence man, was taken to a hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. The driver of the vehicle that struck him stayed at the scene and was interviewed by officers. No one in the vehicle was injured.

The crash is still under investigation; however charges are not expected to be filed against the driver.