A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle as he walked along Rt. 20 near Interstate Battery early Thursday.

Auburn Fire reports they received a call at 4:14 am that a pedestrian had been struck.  The pedestrian was transported to UMass Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead.  The victim was only identified as a male in his 40s.  His name has not been made public at this time. The Auburn Police Department continues to investigate the accident.