PAULDING COUNTY, Ohio (WANE) – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating what led up to the death of a man hit by a car while he was standing on the highway in Paulding County, Ohio.

Police determined around 3:35 a.m., 19-year-old Juan Gibson of Fort Wayne was standing in the eastbound lane of State Route 613 for an unknown reason.

That’s when he was hit by a 2017 Jeep Renegade.

Gibson was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the car, 29-year-old Courtney Foy of Paulding, Ohio, was not injured, police reported.

The crash is still under investigation.