Police in Carbondale are currently investigating a traffic crash. Police say they received a call around 9:06.p.m. on Saturday night after a driver struck a pedestrian. The accident happened near Dogwood Road about a mile east of Giant City Road. The man, who was struck, was identified as 25 year-old William Deutsch. The man, who hit the victim attempted to perform CPR until emergency crews were able to arrive. The man was confirmed dead at the scene. The incident happened when a man was driving a gray Chevy pickup east on Dogwood road. The truck struck the victim ,while he was out walking his dog.