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A Houston native was struck and killed by a vehicle early Sunday morning in Springfield, according to authorities.

Richard S. Mann Jr., 33, was hit by a vehicle that was driving in a northbound lane of Highway 65 near Battlefield Road at 1:10 a.m., Springfield police spokeswoman Jasmine Bailey told the News-Leader. Mann died on the scene.

The driver was cooperative with police and no signs of impairment were detected, Bailey said.

The northbound lane on Highway 65 was closed until 4:15 a.m. Sunday.

Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home, Cabool, handled arrangements and said burial will be at a later date in Pine Lawn Cemetery, Houston.

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