Female pedestrian struck and killed on US 321 in Gaston County

A female pedestrian was struck and killed in Gaston County Monday night according to Highway Patrol.

The crash occurred on NB US-321 and Hardin Rd just after 9:00p.m. 

Highway Patrol says a female pedestrian was walking in the right lane when she was struck and killed by a vehicle.

No charges are expected at this time. Witnesses on scene told officials the female was in the roadway before the crash.

High Patrol is currently working on identifying the female with her thumb print.

The roadway is expected to reopen around 11:45p.m. 

No further details have been released at this time. Stay with Fox 46 for the latest details.