Kingman man killed on I-40

23-year-old was wearing dark clothing while walking on highway

KINGMAN - The body of a 23-year-old Kingman man was discovered on I-40 early Wednesday morning.

Authorities say Anthony James Leija was wearing dark clothing and walking in the westbound lanes of the highway when he was struck.

No further information was provided by the Arizona Department of Public Safety as to why Leija was walking along the road.

The California and Nevada Highway Patrols were contacted and assisted in the investigation by stopping westbound vehicles for damage at the state lines.