Pedestrian killed after being struck by semi-truck

Pedestrian struck, killed near Pellissippi Parkway

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Police and Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers responded to the collision just after 11 p.m. at I-40 near the entrance ramp from Pellissippi Parkway. Police and Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers responded to the collision just after 11 p.m. at I-40 near the entrance ramp from Pellissippi Parkway.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a semi-truck late Friday evening, according to the Knoxville Police Department.

Police and Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers responded to the collision just after 11 p.m. at I-40 near the entrance ramp from Pellissippi Parkway.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. He has not yet been identified.

Police say they interviewed the truck driver before releasing him from the scene. No charges are expected to be filed.

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