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Pedestrian struck, killed in Rowan County

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ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. — A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a truck along a highway in Rowan County early Thursday morning.

Troopers say the victim was walking on Highway 152 west of Rockwell around 5:30 a.m. when the truck hit him.

Troopers told WSOC that the man was intoxicated and walking in the road between Happy Lake Road and Old Concord Road. They reopened the road just before 7 a.m.

Investigators have not released the victim’s name.

Source: WSOC