PAW PAW TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities are investigating after a pedestrian was hit and killed on westbound I-94 near Paw Paw Thursday morning.

The crash happened around 5:45 p.m. on westbound I-94 near M-40 in Paw Paw Township.

Michigan State Police say a vehicle hit a pedestrian who was in the left lane. She died at the scene.

MSP didn’t immediately release her name but said she was a 33-year-old woman who had recently walked away from an adult foster care facility in Decatur.

The crash remained under investigation and police said they had not yet learned whether drugs or alcohol may have been involved.

The westbound lanes of the highway were closed for about two hours while emergency responders were on the scene.