Man hit, killed along Interstate 540 in Raleigh overnight

December 30, 2013 4:44:18 AM PST
Authorities are investigating a fatal accident after a man was hit along Interstate 540 in Raleigh overnight.

It happened around 11 p.m. Sunday in the eastbound lanes of I-540 near the Leesville Road exit.

Officials said the man was standing in the middle lane when he was hit by a commercial truck.

The name of the man has not been released.

No charges have been filed against the driver at this time.

Two lanes of I-540 were shutdown for several hours due to the accident.

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