DeKalb police are investigating after a man was struck and killed near a major interstate Friday night.

According to police, the incident happened in the area of Covington Highway and I-285. Police have not released the identity of the victim but said that the person was male. The driver remained on the scene but was taken to an area hospital after receiving injuries related to the accident.

Police report that the accident has closed the southbound exit ramp from I-285 to Covington Highway. Covington Highway is also closed down for eastbound traffic at W. Austin Drive and westbound at the northern entry ramp to I-285.

While exit lanes from I-285 are expected to clear soon, Covington Highway may not open until after 11 p.m.