Everybody a guy was thought to happen to be walking across the carriageway as he was struck with a vehicle, right before 2am.
The incident is stated to possess happened between junction three at Pilsworth and junction two for Bury.
Motorists departing the Blackburn and Burnley area were left facing lengthy queues following the incident closed the freeway into Manchester.
A Larger Manchester Police spokesperson stated: #8220;He#8217;s been struck with a vehicle after which struck by three other automobiles. He was declared dead in the scene.#8221;
Detectives continue to be attempting to establish the way the man came into existence around the freeway and also have to date not had the ability to find out the victim.
AN inquiry into the way a man died on among the primary streets venturing out of East Lancashire has witnessed the M66 closed overnight.