South Lake Tahoe Police have identified the 65-year-old man who died after being hit by a car on Friday night.

Police say Michael Spate of South Lake Tahoe was pronounced dead after he was found lying on the roadway, in the 2800 block of Lake Tahoe Boulevard, west of Tulare Avenue.

Police say the driver is cooperating with the investigation.

Police say a preliminary investigation reveals that the driver was heading east on Lake Tahoe Boulevard when Spate walked out onto the roadway, around 7:30 p.m.

Police say drugs and/or alcohol do not appear to be a factor in the crash.