TIGARD, Ore. -- A pedestrian died after being hit by a car on Highway 99W in Tigard Tuesday night.

Witnesses said the man was hit when he was trying to cross the highway. The driver of the car stayed at the scene and cooperated with investigators.

Police identified the man as 70-year-old Howard Tommy Hooker.

Hooker was taken to Oregon Health & Science University hospital where he later died from his injuries.

The crash happened at around 6:30 p.m. The highway was closed for about 90 minutes.