It was breaking news yesterday, when two men reported seeing a body in the road on NC 540 around 5:30am.
Now state troopers have identified the victim as Ricky Lee Walker Jr., 30, of Hillsborough. Troopers believe it happened around 5:30 a.m. near NC 54 and I-40.
Trooper Gray told ABC11 that Walker was on the northbound side of NC 540 when he was struck.
Gray said Walker had earlier wrecked his car off I-40 near 540 in Durham and had walked away from that crash scene
Read more at ABC11.com