Chattanooga, TN – According to the police officials, this unfortunate incident occurred around 8:20 p.m. Wednesday.

It happened on I-24 near the Ridgecut.

Authorities believe the 73-year-old man stopped his vehicle and was trying to cross the interstate to reach another vehicle.

Dodge Ram struck the 73-year-old man while he was crossing.

The victim was taken to a local hospital, where he later died.

Please call the CPD at 423-698-2525 if you have any information about this incident.

This story will be updated as more information become available.