UPDATE: Special Traffic Investigators responded to a collision involving a pedestrian resulting in a fatality. Officials identified the pedestrian to be 42-year-old Cesar Rodriguez, who was crossing I-10 West from north to south when he was struck by a vehicle. Officials say the driver fled the scene after the collision.

Investigators ask that if anyone has information about this incident to contact Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 915-566-8477 (TIPS). The investigation is ongoing.

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — El Paso police say one person is dead after a collision involving a pedestrian along Interstate 10 at Transmountain Friday night.

Special Traffic Investigators are on the scene. Traffic is shut down along the westbound lanes of the interstate. Through traffic needs to exit at Transmountain Exit 6. Traffic is backed up to Redd Road.

Clearing time is until further notice and motorists are urged to avoid the area. All lanes have since been reopened.