CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - The North Carolina Highway Patrol said a Winston-Salem man was struck and killed Monday night by a Freightliner tractor trailer while walking in the roadway on I-77.
The incident happened around 10:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11 on Interstate-77 southbound near mile marker 57 which is near Statesville.
The pedestrian, identified as Danny Rex Miller, 58, of Winston-Salem, was walking in the roadway when he was struck by the tractor trailer.
The driver, Edward Barlag of Cincinnati, pulled over to the shoulder immediately. Highway Patrol said the roadway was not lighted and the conditions were heavy rain and wind at the time of the collision.