Person dies after being hit by car in University City, troopers says

CHARLOTTE — A person has died after being hit by a car in University City Tuesday morning, according to the North Carolina Highway Patrol.

The incident occurred just before 3:30 a.m. on Interstate 485 near University City Boulevard.

Troopers said 37-year-old Rocky Wayne Smith was struck by two separate vehicles before dying at the scene.

An investigation determined that Smith was walking in the roadway when the first vehicle hit him.

This is a developing story; check wsoctv.com for updates.

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