Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle on I-85 southbound

Interstate-85 southbound closed after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle Tuesday morning, according to the Gastonia Police Department. 

The incident happened just before 7 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27 at Interstate-85 at Exit 14. 

The interstate was shut down for hours Tuesday morning. 

No word on the identity of the person who was struck and killed.