Man struck, killed along I-440 in Raleigh near I-87 exit, police say

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- Raleigh detectives are investigating after a man was struck and killed near I-440 late Friday night.

Police said it happened just after 11:30 p.m. on inbound I-440 just before the I-87 exit.

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Upon arrival, officers found the body of a man.

According to the wreck report, the pedestrian was illegally walking in the roadway wearing all black clothing.

The man was walking with the flow of traffic in the second lane from the right when he was struck by a vehicle traveling eastbound. The driver fled the scene.

The crash is still under investigation.

Anyone with information that might assist the investigation is asked to call Raleigh CrimeStoppers at (919) 834-HELP or visit raleighcrimestoppers.org for text and email reporting options.
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