Tractor trailer plows into 22-year-old man running from NC authorities

The scene on I-95 on Tuesday night.

SELMA, N.C. (WNCN) – A 22-year-old Pennsylvania man running from police in Selma was hit and killed by a tractor trailer on Interstate 95 Tuesday night, the North Carolina Highway Patrol said.

Selma police attempted to pull over a burgundy 2001 Nissan pickup truck operated by Mark Malloy, of 31 Shaver Ave., Shavertown, Pennsylvania, within the city limits.

Malloy fled from Selma police and eventually drove his vehicle onto I-95.

Malloy pulled his truck onto the shoulder of I-95, exited the vehicle and took off on foot, the Highway Patrol said.

Malloy crossed the median to northbound I-95 and appeared to attempt to come back to an officer in the median when he was hit, troopers said.

A tractor trailer, operated by Antonio Oliveras, 45, of Florida, plowed into Malloy.

Oliveras described it as looking like a “game of chicken,” troopers said.

He was not injured in the collision.

Investigators do not know why Malloy ran from law enforcement.

No charges will be filed.

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