WEST HAVEN - State police are investigating after a pedestrian was hit and killed on I-95 in West Haven last night.

Witnesses told police that the person got out of a moving car on the highway before being hit.

It happened around 9:20 p.m.

The interstate had to be shut down between exits 42 and 41 on the southbound side while the scene was cleared.To watch extended footage of the I-95 crash in West Haven, click on iO Extra on Channel 612.