NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The North Charleston Police Department is investigating a deadly auto-pedestrian crash that shut down I-526 westbound for several hours Thursday morning.

Emergency crews responded to the interstate between Paramount Drive and Leeds Avenue shortly after 6:00 a.m. after receiving reports of a fatal crash between a vehicle and pedestrian.

Westbound lanes were shut down for several hours, snarling traffic during the early morning commute.

Investigators believe the pedestrian was struck by more than one vehicle.

They are asking for the public’s help in identifying witnesses. Anyone who may have seen the collision, or has additional information, is asked to call the North Charleston Police Department Traffic Unit at 843-745-1077.

The victim’s name has not yet been released. The crash remains under investigation.