AKRON, Ohio (WJW) – A 19-year-old Ravenna man has died after he was hit while walking on I-76 in the early morning hours.

According to Akron police, the crash happened just before 2:30 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 27.

Officials say a silver Ford Escape was traveling eastbound on I- 76 East, between E. Market Street and Canton Road, when the 37-year-old driver struck the pedestrian.

It’s not clear why the teenager was walking on the highway, said officials. The teen, who has been identified as Zachary Holt, 19, later died as a result of the impact.

The crash remains under investigation.