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Man hit and killed by tractor-trailer

(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)
WEST MEMPHIS, AR (KAIT) -

A tractor-trailer hit and killed a Memphis man on Interstate 55 in West Memphis.

According to an Arkansas State Police crash report, Saturday, a tractor-trailer was traveling in the inside lane of I-55 northbound around 1:30 a.m.

The driver hit something at mile marker 2 which “disabled” the truck.

The crash report stated the driver did not know what he hit.

When a state trooper arrived, he found Earl Parker, 55, of Memphis on the inside shoulder of the interstate.

Parker was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to the report, it was raining at the time of the accident.

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