By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — The southbound lanes of Interstate 57 are shut down near Peotone, after a pedestrian was struck and killed on the expressway Friday morning.

Illinois State Police said the pedestrian was hit by a passing vehicle around 7:30 a.m. in the southbound lanes of I-57 in Will County between Monee and Peotone. The person was pronounced dead at the scene.

All southbound lanes of I-57 were closed at milepost 329 as police investigate.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff