GASTONIA, N.C. – Police in Gastonia are investigating after a pedestrian was stuck by a tractor-trailer Thursday night.

According to the Gastonia Police Department, 41-year-old Cindy Lynn Beam walked into the path of a Freightliner truck that was being driven by a man from Virginia in the 2500 block of North Chester Street.

Officials say that Beam suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to CaroMont Regional Medical Center.

Police say they are not pursuing charges in the case.