INGHAM COUNTY, Mich. (WLNS) – A person is dead after being hit by a tractor-trailer in Ingham County.

At around 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, the Ingham County Sheriff’s Office responded to calls of a crash on US-127 near Baseline Rd.

Deputies discovered that a Mason man was driving a tractor-trailer southbound when a pedestrian entered the traffic lane. The tractor-trailer then struck the pedestrian.

The victim was treated by on-scene paramedics but died shortly after their arrival.

The crash is still under investigation.

UPDATE: As of 5 p.m., traffic on southbound US-127 by Leslie is still backed up.

6 News does not have details about any potential injuries, however a helicopter was on scene.

INGHAM COUNTY, Mich. (WLNS) – A crash on southbound US-127 near Leslie has stopped traffic.

The Michigan Department of Transportation has reported a crash on southbound US-127 after Bellevue Road/Exit 56 has caused a blockage for all lanes of traffic.

6 News will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.