Man hit, killed by tractor-trailer while walking along SB I-85

No charges have been filed against the truck driver.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Medic says one person is dead after being struck a tractor-trailer on southbound I-85 Sunday afternoon.

Medic responded to a call of a pedestrian struck on I-85 near Statesville Road. The individual struck, later identified as James Marshall, was transported to CMC Main and was later was pronounced dead by Medic Paramedics.

Officials have not released Marshall's age. Officials also did not say if the driver will be charged in the fatal accident.

N.C. Highway Patrol said multiple lanes were closed for hours on southbound I-85 near Statesville Road before reopening.

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