A 37-year-old pedestrian struck by an SUV on Interstate 10 in Blythe died early Monday of his injuries.

Casey Van Mersbergen of El Mirage, Arizona, was struck about 11:50 p.m. Sunday on the eastbound I-10, west of Lovekin Boulevard, and was pronounced dead about 20 minutes later.

Witnesses told the California Highway Patrol that the victim was near the center divider when he was struck by a blue Ford SUV.

The circumstances surrounding the collision were unclear.

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