Police investigate a crash involving a pedestrian and truck at Route 12 and Eagle Point Road in Fox Lake that occurred late Friday evening. | Photo: Joe Shuman/J. Shuman Photography (2022)

A man who was in the roadway was killed after he was struck by a pickup truck on Route 12 in Fox Lake Friday evening, police said.

The Fox Lake Fire Protection District and Fox Lake Police Department responded around 10:30 p.m. Friday to the area of Route 12 and Eagle Point Road for a report of a pedestrian-involved crash.

First responders arrived to find the pedestrian unconscious and not breathing.

Paramedics arrived and confirmed the victim was deceased at the scene, Fox Lake Deputy Police Chief Dawn Deservi told Lake and McHenry County Scanner.

Police investigate a crash involving a pedestrian and truck at Route 12 and Eagle Point Road in Fox Lake that occurred late Friday evening. | Photo: Joe Shuman/J. Shuman Photography (2022)

A preliminary investigation shows the pedestrian, a 54-year-old man, was in the roadway on Route 12.

The Dodge Ram pickup truck was traveling southbound and struck the pedestrian.

Deservi said it was unknown if the pedestrian was trying to cross the street or not.

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The driver of the Dodge remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

The Major Crash Assistance Team of Lake County (MCAT) was called to the scene to assist in the investigation.

Police investigate a crash involving a pedestrian and truck at Route 12 and Eagle Point Road in Fox Lake that occurred late Friday evening. | Photo: Joe Shuman/J. Shuman Photography (2022)

Both directions of Route 12 were shut down for two and a half hours during the investigation.

The driver of the vehicle, a 57-year-old man, was not suspected of being under the influence of drugs or alcohol, Deservi said.

The Lake County Coroner’s Office is in the process of scheduling an autopsy on the victim.

His identity is being withheld pending the autopsy and notification to the next of kin.

The incident remains under investigation by the Fox Lake Police Department and MCAT.