Pedestrian hit, killed on I-40, traffic delays ongoing

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- A vehicle crashed into and killed a pedestrian on Interstate 40 near Poole Road on Tuesday morning.

Traffic was backed up as some lanes were closed and drivers were required to pass slowly through the crash site.

Police have not released the name of the victim.

The incident remains under investigation.

Also on I-40 Tuesday morning, a tractor-trailer crashed near Gorman Street. This crash blocked multiple lanes of traffic for more than an hour, but it was cleared just before 8:30 a.m.
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