A pedestrian fatality is under investigation on Harrison Street in Shawnee.

Shawnee police and detectives are working that scene in the area of Cammack and Harrison Streets.

The accident occurred about 8 p.m.

Shawnee Police Spokeswoman Vivian Lozano-Stafford said a male pedestrian was hit when crossing Harrison Street eastbound after leaving a Chinese restaurant.

The driver stopped and police are processing that scene, she said.

Motorists are being asked to avoid the area as that portion of the roadway will be shut down, with traffic being detoured.

Watch for updates.