BAD RIVER, Wis. -

A 53-year-old Bad River man is dead after being struck while walking across U.S. Highway 2, just east of Johnson Road.

The accident happened around 9 p.m. Saturday after the man drove his truck into the ditch and was trying to cross the highway.

That’s when a vehicle hit and killed him, according to officials.

The victim’s name will be released after family is notified.