Man fatally struck on city’s east side

Man struck on city's east side. (WISH Photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A 46-year-old man has died after being struck by a car on the city’s east side.

Police were called to the intersection of East 21st Street and North Shadeland Avenue on a report of a vehicle accident around 7 p.m. Saturday night.

According to officers at the scene, the man was walking on Shadeland Avenue in the southbound lane when a car hit him. The vehicle’s two occupants were cooperating with police, said Officer Genae Cook with Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

Witnesses told officers the man was not easily visible because of weather conditions.

He was taken to Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital in extremely critical condition but was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The victim’s name had not been released on Saturday night.