ROWANCOUNTY, N.C. -- Aman was killed after being hit by a tractor-trailer in Rowan County early Thursday morning.

State troopers said a man was hit and killed by a tractor-trailer on NC-152 around 5 a.m.

The highway was closed for two hours while crews investigated the accident. Troopers did say the victim was intoxicated when he was walking down the road.

Troopers reopened NC-152 around 7 a.m.

Highway Patrol says the victim was intoxicated.

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