Man hit, killed by vehicle on I-85 in Cabarrus Co., officials say

CABARRUS COUNTY, N.C. — All southbound lanes of Interstate 85 were shut down overnight near Concord Mills after officials said a person was hit and killed by a vehicle.

The pedestrian was struck just before 3 a.m. and Cabarrus County EMS confirmed that they died.

Troopers told Channel 9 that the man, who was not from around the area, was walking in a lane when he was struck by a bobtail trailer -- the cab of a tractor-trailer without the trailer.

No names have been released and troopers have not said if any charges will be filed.

All lanes of the interstate were reopened around 4:30 a.m.

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