ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Troopers have identified the man killed when he was 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 21-year-old Brandon Hollowell, of Sutherlin, Virginia, got a flat tire and began walking away from his vehicle.
He was 3 miles from his vehicle, walking north in the travel lane of the off-ramp, when he was hit by a tractor-trailer exiting off of U.S. 29.
No charges have been filed.