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Pedestrian killed on I-440 in Raleigh

A pedestrian was killed on Interstate 440 near New Bern Avenue in Raleigh shortly before 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, authorities said.

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Hannah Webster
, WRAL.com editor
RALEIGH, N.C. — A pedestrian was killed on Interstate 440 near New Bern Avenue in Raleigh shortly before 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, authorities said.

The incident temporarily closed all westbound lanes of I-440.

The pedestrian was identified as Jason Tyler Long of Maryland.

Long was found in the middle of the interstate no in a designated crosswalk area.

A witness stated that two drivers swerved to avoid striking him, but one car hit him.

Long was hit a second time by a third car, authorities said.

Raleigh police are investigating the fatal collision.

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