Troopers Identify Pedestrian Hit And Killed On I-77 In Statesville

STATESVILLE, NC — The North Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly pedestrian involved accident that occurred Wednesday night.

The accident reportedly happened around 7:20pm on I-77 southbound at I-40 (near Exit 51). Troopers say Anthony Ravenscroft, 32, was hit and killed after witnesses described him darting across travel lanes and into the path of a southbound tow truck.

There were no other injuries reported in the accident.

The NCHP says the investigation is ongoing.