PORTLAND, Ore. -- A driver hit and killed a person on Interstate 205 at Foster Road early Monday morning, closing the southbound lanes for about three hours.

East Precinct officers responded at about 3 a.m. to the report that a delivery truck driver struck a pedestrian on the freeway.

The pedestrian was dead when officers and medical personnel arrived. The delivery truck driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with investigators.

The freeway reopened at about 6 a.m., but backups remained for the early part of the morning commute.