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Pedestrian Struck, Killed on Interstate 95

Posted January 31, 2007 7:08 a.m. EST
Updated January 31, 2007 7:45 a.m. EST

WRAL News
— One person is dead after being struck by a tractor-trailer in Cumberland County.

Authorities said the pedestrian was walking on northbound Interstate 95 near Highway 24 at around 5:15 a.m. when he was hit by the tractor-trailer. Details about the accident are not yet known.

One lane of northbound I-95 was briefly shut down while authorities investigate the accident. The lane has since reopened to traffic.

The name of the victim has not yet been released.