NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Virginia State Police say a man died after he tried to cross Interstate 64 in Newport News.

The accident happened shortly after 9 p.m. Thursday on eastbound I-64, west of Jefferson Avenue. Troopers said 56-year-old Robert Keith Taylor had been trying to cross the interstate from the right shoulder when he was struck by a Toyota Tacoma. The man was then hit by several other vehicles traveling in the eastbound lanes.

Taylor was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation into the accident is ongoing.