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Vehicle hits, kills pedestrian on I-795

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle on Interstate 795 in Wayne County early Sunday.

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PIKEVILLE, N.C. — A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle on Interstate 795 in Wayne County early Sunday.

State troopers said Fredrick Lamont Tarpaly, 39, of Goldsboro, was driving home from work when his vehicle struck Victor Ceja-Fuentes, 19, of Goldsboro, near the Pikeville Princeton Road exit around 4 a.m.

Troopers had not filed charges Sunday.

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