RANDLEMAN, N.C. — A Greensboro teen was killed when he was hit by a tractor-trailer Wednesday afternoon, according to a State Highway Patrol news release.
Edwin Andres Garcia-Rico, 18, of Greensboro, died at the scene. No other injuries were reported.
Troopers responded to the crash at 11:53 a.m.
The crash happened on Interstate 73 south near U.S. Highway 311 in Randolph County.
Garcia-Rico was putting gas into a Ford box truck that he and three others were in when the truck ran out of gas.
The truck was on the right shoulder.
A Georgia man was going south in a 2009 Volvo tractor-trailer, and reportedly hit Garcia-Rico, who died at the scene.
At this time, no charges have been made.
Troopers cleared the scene at 2: 23 p.m.
The investigation is ongoing.
If you have any information about this crash, please contact the State Highway Patrol at (336) 334-5500.