Traffic

Pedestrian killed in crash on I-440 in Raleigh

Posted June 4
Updated June 5

— All eastbound lanes of Interstate 440 were closed Sunday morning between Glenwood Avenue and Six Forks Road while authorities investigated a fatal crash involving a pedestrian.

Depredion Desean Turner, 24, was walking north across the eastbound lanes of I-440 at about 6:45 a.m. when he entered into the path of a 2016 Dodge Charger driven by Jamesha Michelle Johnson, 20, police said.

Turner died of his injuries at the scene. Johnson, who was alone in her car, was uninjured.

No charges have been filed, but the case remains under investigation.

The three eastbound lanes reopened by 8:45 a.m.

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  • Tim Orr Jun 4, 12:26 p.m.
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    I wonder if it was the man I saw walking on 540 Saturday near the 70 intersection? Guess we'll never know.