Pedestrian Hit, Killed On I-40 Business In Winston-Salem

Pedestrian Hit And Killed On Business 40

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Police say a pedestrian died after being hit by a truck on I-40 Business near Silas Creek Parkway in Winston-Salem on Tuesday night. 

The accident happened shortly after 7 p.m. Westbound lanes were shut down for about three hours. 

Police say 33-year-old Stephen Brent Justice was walking in the travel lanes of the highway. Police say it's unclear why Mr. Justice was walking on the highway. 

According to a release, the driver of a pickup truck was unable to avoid Mr. Justice and hit him. The driver of the truck was not hurt. 

This is the 5th traffic death in Winston-Salem for 2017, compared to four deaths at this time last year. 

 

 

 

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