Person hit, killed by tractor-trailer on US 29 off-ramp in Rockingham County

North Carolina Highway Patrol (WGHP file photo)

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. —  A person is dead after they were hit by a tractor-trailer on a Rockingham County highway, according to Highway Patrol.

At about 5:06 a.m. Friday morning, troopers responded to the crash on the U.S. 29 off-ramp to Exit 149, N.C. 87.

Troopers say a person was hit and died at the scene.

The exit ramp was closed following the crash. The scene reopened at about 10:17 a.m.

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