Man dies after trying to cross I-35

A man is dead after trying to cross I-35. It happened just before 8 p.m. on November 20th in the 5300 block of I-35 near 51st Street.

Police say the man, believed to be in his 40s, made it across the northbound lanes, heading west, but was hit by a car in the southbound lanes and died at the scene.

The driver of the car stayed and cooperated with police who also spoke to witnesses.

Police say it's not only extremely dangerous to cross the interstate but also illegal. They say they do keep a close eye on the area where this incident happened.