A man walking down the westbound shoulder of Highway 90 was approached in a car by a family member who was trying to get him into the car.

State Police says 39-year-old Samuel Mitchell of Franklin ran away from his family member across the lanes of Highway 90 westbound. He was hit and died.

State Police say the driver of the car that hit Mitchell, 83-year-old Wallace Mason of Belle Chase, voluntarily took a breath test, and he was not impaired.

Routine toxicology tests are being run on the victim, Samuel Mitchell.

The crash will remain under investigation.