Roanoke Rapids woman killed while crossing I-95

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HALIFAX, N.C. — The North Carolina Highway Patrol says a Roanoke Rapids woman has been struck and killed by a pickup truck while walking on an Interstate 95 exit ramp.

Troopers said 43-year-old Symanthia Pierce was trying to cross I-95 around 2 a.m. Saturday after her vehicle broke down when she was hit at Exit 171 by the truck.

Authorities say charges will not be filed against the pickup truck driver.

Credit: The Associated Press.