The BC Coroners Service has released the name of the man who died Thursday north of Ladysmith.

He was 23 year old Jacob Lee Gunn of Keremeos.

Gunn was walking on the TransCanada Highway just south of Cedar Road about 5 a.m. Thursday when he was struck by two trucks.

He died at the scene.

The BC Coroners Service and RCMP continue to investigate this death.