Town of Cottage man killed in vehicle vs. pedestrian crash on Highway 12 Wednesday night has been identified as Lawrence Sidney Shapiro.

The crash was reported around 8:10 p.m. on Highway 12 at County Road BN.

The Dane County Sheriff's Office says an initial investigation reveals Shapiro, 73, was killed while walking south across Highway 12. As he entered the eastbound lane of the highway, he was stuck by a Chevrolet Tahoe. Shapiro was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Tahoe is a 36-year-old man from Fitchburg. Officials said he is cooperating with investigators.

The crash is still under investigation.