Teen struck by car, killed on I-40 in Catawba County - | WBTV Charlotte

Teen struck by car, killed on I-40 in Catawba County

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CATAWBA COUNTY, NC (WBTV) -

A man was killed after being struck by a vehicle in Catawba County Wednesday night. 

Highway Patrol says 18-year-old Jose Jorge Lopez Torres was struck by a car around 10:43 p.m. on Interstate 40 westbound.

The teen appeared to be injured before he was struck and killed, troopers say. 

The interstate was closed for a time but has since reopened.

Troopers say the woman who struck Torres remained on scene.

The crash remains under investigation. No charges have been filed. 

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