WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Greensboro police said a man who was reported missing was killed after being hit by a tractor-trailer.
According to investigators, Vielace Rudolph Tippett, 77, was originally reported missing last seen on Lansing Drive in Winston-Salem and a Silver Alert was issued for him.
However, Greensboro police said Tippett ran into the path of a tractor-trailer truck Monday around 8:43 a.m. on U.S. 29 South Exit Ramp and Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.
Police said he died as a result of his injuries and they're still investigating.
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