Highway 16A was closed between Range Roads 11 and 12 in Stony Plain on Jan. 7, 2020, after a traffic incident.

Highway 16A was closed between Range Roads 11 and 12 in Stony Plain late Thursday afternoon when a pedestrian was struck and killed.

RCMP told CTV News Edmonton a man was reported walking on Highway 16A. Shortly after 5:30 p.m., it was reported he had been hit. 

Highway 16A was expected to be unpassable for several more hours as of 8 p.m. as investigators worked. 

"Avoid the area," travellers were told.