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KENNER, La. -- A Kenner man died after being hit by a car while trying to crash Airline Highway, according to State Police.

Around 9 p.m. Monday, Chris Robertson, 45, of Kenner, was attempting to cross Airline Highway, near the intersection of North Elm Street, when was hit by a car driven by Dennis Weidus, 55, of Baton Rouge, according to State Police.

Roberston was taken to an area hospital where he later died, according to State Police.

According to police, impairment and speed are not suspected as a factors in the incident, but toxicology reports are pending, according to State Police. The crash remains under investigation.

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