Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle on I-40 Bus. in Winston-Salem identified

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle on westbound Interstate 40 Business Tuesday night, according to Winston-Salem police.

The accident happened near the Silas Creek Parkway exit at about 7:20 p.m.

Winston-Salem police said in a news release that 33-year-old Stephen Brent Justice II, of Dobson, was walking in the westbound travel lanes for an unknown reason.

The driver of a 2015 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck was unable to avoid hitting Justice, police said.

Justice was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the truck was not injured in the accident.