Pedestrian killed on I-41 in Germantown

GERMANTOWN, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A man ran into traffic on I-41 in the Village of Germantown late Saturday night, was struck by a car and killed.

According to the Germantown Police, the adult male ran across the highway near County Line Road and was struck by a southbound vehicle in the center lane of I-41.   The victim died at the scene with injuries the Police say are consistent with a traffic crash.  The driver of the vehicle was not injured.

Around 11:44 PM, Germantown Police were called to a business in the area of County Line Road for the report of a disorderly individual.   But before the Police arrived, the subject left the business on foot.   According to the Police, while they were looking for the subject, a motorist reporting a collision with a pedestrian on I-41.

The name of the victim has not been released pending the notification of next of kin.

The circumstance surrounding the incident are still under investigation.

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