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Pedestrian Killed In Crash On Interstate

A pedestrian was killed in a crash on an Iredell County Highway. The deceased is 63-year-old Calvin Jay May of Greenville, N.C.

Today (June 26) at approximately 1:15 a.m., the N.C. State Highway Patrol responded to Interstate 77 south near NC 150 (Exit 36). A 2023 Freightliner tractor-trailer was traveling south on I-77 and struck a pedestrian who was in the roadway.  The pedestrian was wearing dark clothing and the roadway was not lighted.

The pedestrian, Calvin Jay May, passed away from his injuries at the scene. The driver of the tractor-trailer, a resident of Killeen, Texas, was not injured.

The initial investigation does not indicate impairment or speed to be contributing factors. During the on-scene investigation, the roadway was partially closed in the area for several hours. No charges will be filed in this case.