Police identify pedestrian hit, killed on I-85

Police identify pedestrian hit, killed on I-85
Witnesses say the man was found in the northbound travel lane when he was hit by a Toyota RAV 4. (Source: File photo)

PETERSBURG, Va. (WWBT) - Virginia State Police say a 62-year-old Delaware man was hit and killed early Sunday on northbound I-85.

Police responded to the pedestrian fatality in the northbound lanes of I-85 at the I-95 interchange at about 3:17 a.m.

Witnesses say the man, identified Tuesday as Roy Lee Barnhardt of Bear, Delaware, was found in the northbound travel lane when he was hit by a Toyota RAV 4.

He died at the scene.

Police said the driver stayed at the scene.

The incident remains under investigation.

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