Deadly auto pedestrian crash shuts down parts of I-35 for hours

A man is dead after an auto pedestrian crash earlier this morning on I-35. The crash has caused southbound lanes of I-35 at 51st Street to be shut down for several hours.

Police say the man was attempting to cross I-35 from west to east when he was struck by two cars at around 5:42 a.m. The drivers of the vehicles are cooperating with the investigation and did remain on scene.

No description of the victim has been released at this time.

Police say if there are any witnesses that they should call 512-974-5789.