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Person killed by car while checking damage from previous wreck on I-85 in Randolph County

RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. -- A person was hit by a vehicle while checking the damage from another wreck that happened moments before in Randolph County.

At about 2:28 a.m., Highway Patrol responded to a fatal wreck on Interstate 85 northbound at mile marker 107, near the Hopewell Road exit.

Troopers report a white 2010 Chevrolet Impala, driving from the Charlotte area, sideswiped a tractor-trailer on the highway.

The damage was minor, but the car was left disabled on the left shoulder with no lights on.

After the collision, the occupants got out of the vehicles to look at the damage.

The two people in the car got out and were standing by the vehicle near the shoulder when a 2016 Hyundai passenger car hit the Impala and one of the two people.

The victim, identified as 34-year-old Travis Lashawn Smith, of Greensboro, was killed.

The driver of the Hyundai sustained minor injuries but was not taken to the hospital.

No charges have been filed at this time.

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