Rest stop worker hit and killed on I-40

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Source: (WTVD)

BENSON, N.C. — A rest stop worker was hit by a car and killed Monday morning along Interstate 40 near Benson.

It happened at the rest stop at mile marker 324 in the westbound lanes just after 7 a.m.

The dead man was identified as 79-year-old Roy Joe Godwin.

The North Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating. Troopers said Godwin had just been dropped off and was crossing the highway to get to work when it happened.