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Morganton Man Killed After Being Struck By A Vehicle

A pedestrian was killed in an early morning crash in Burke County. The deceased is 29-year-old Jarred Von Gabriel Berdine of Morganton.

Today (January 20) at approximately 1:30 a.m., the North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to Interstate 40 East near Conley Road (Mile Marker 99). A pedestrian was standing in the travel lane and was struck by an eastbound 2013 Dodge Ram. The pedestrian was wearing dark clothing and the roadway was not lighted.

The pedestrian, Jarred Von Gabriel Berdine, passed away as a result of his injuries at the scene. The driver of the Dodge, a 59-year-old Indiana man, was not injured. No charges are anticipated. During the on-scene investigation, the roadway was closed for approximately two hours.