Pedestrian struck, killed on I-85 near University City Blvd

Pedestrian struck, killed on I-85 near University City Blvd

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle in north Charlotte, closing the interstate for some time.

The crash happened just before 2:30 a.m. on southbound I-85 near University City Boulevard. Troopers confirmed one person - a pedestrian - was in the roadway when they were struck and killed.

The victim’s name has not been made public, pending family notification.

There’s no word on why the victim was in the roadway, but officials say no charges are being filed.

I-85 south was reopened before 5:30 a.m.

No additional information has been released.

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