Officers were dispatched to an accident scene, where they found Hernandez on the northbound side of I-95 at about 9:50 a.m.
"The identification was made by fingerprint comparison. The thoughts and prayers of the Wilson Police Department are with Ms. Hernandez’s family in this difficult time," a police spokesperson said in a release.
I-95 was closed for several hours, but reopened just before 2 p.m.
Anybody with information is asked to call Wilson police at 353-399-2323.