Woman Pushing Shopping Cart Struck And Killed

BENSON – A woman pushing a shopping cart near Benson was struck and killed by a pickup truck.  The crash happened Thursday night on the I-40 westbound entrance ramp from I-95 northbound.

Troopers said the pedestrian was walking in the travel lane when she was struck and killed.  The driver of the pickup called 911 and remained at the scene.

WRAL identified the victim as 60 year-old Samantha Sheply.

No charges will be filed.

Photos by John Payne