Fayetteville road closed after man hit, killed

Fayetteville Market House

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – A man was hit and killed early Thursday morning on Martin Luther King Jr. Freeway.

The accident happened around 1:20 a.m. near the exit ramp to Bragg Boulevard, Fayetteville Police said.

The man was walking on the freeway when he was hit by a 2008 burgundy Dodge Avenger. He died as a result of the accident.

As of Thursday morning, traffic was closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Freeway between Hay Street and Bragg Boulevard going toward Ramsey Street.

Police warned drivers to expect delays.

The identity of the man has not been released.

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