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An 82-year-old pedestrian was struck and killed while walking along Interstate 85 early Wednesday morning, state troopers reported. 

Calvin Daniel Eddins, of Greenville, was hit by a vehicle while walking on Interstate 85 at about 2:45 a.m., Cpl. Jess Thornton, spokesman with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, said. 

The crash occurred at about the 21-mile marker which is about one-mile south of Shorter, Thornton said. 

Eddins was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of vehicle that hit Eddins did not stop after the collision, Thornton added. 

The incident remains under investigation by state troopers. 

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