I-95 reopens after pedestrian hit in Johnston County

North Carolina

BENSON, N.C. (WNCN) – A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle on Interstate 95 in Johnston County Monday evening, officials said.

The incident was reported before 5:30 p.m. along the southbound lanes of I-95 near exit 79, which is N.C. 50 at Benson, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

Traffic was backed up about 2 miles in the area.

The two left lanes were closed, according to the NCDOT. There is no word about the condition of the victim.

The highway reopened by 7:30 p.m.

No other information was available.

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