Greensboro teen killed in crash with tractor-trailer, troopers say

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RANDLEMAN, N.C. (FOX 8) — A Greensboro teen was killed when he was hit by a tractor-trailer Wednesday afternoon, according to a  State Highway Patrol news release.

Edwin Andres Garcia-Rico, 18, of Greensboro, died at the scene. No other injuries were reported.

Troopers responded to the crash at 11:53 a.m.

The crash happened on Interstate 73 south near U.S. Highway 311 in Randolph County.

Garcia-Rico was putting gas into a Ford box truck that he and three others were in when the truck ran out of gas.

The truck was on the right shoulder.

A Georgia man was going south in a 2009 Volvo tractor-trailer, and reportedly hit Garcia-Rico, who died at the scene.

At this time, no charges have been made.

Troopers cleared the scene at 2: 23 p.m.

The investigation is ongoing.

If you have any information about this crash, please contact the State Highway Patrol at (336) 334-5500.

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