North Carolina

Tyson Matthew Painton Killed in Accident at US Hwy 70 in Iredell County, NC

April 18, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Tyson Matthew Painton
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Hwy 70 E, Salisbury, Iredell County, NC, U.S.

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
North Carolina Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
US Hwy 70
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer collided with a pedestrian

What Happened

North Carolina Highway Patrol officials are investigating a crash that killed a pedestrian at US Hwy 70 in Iredell County, NC on April 18th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 6:30 a.m. According to investigators, a westbound tractor-trailer is said to have struck a pedestrian under unclear circumstances. Sources say authorities do not believe impairment of speed played factors in the incident, which left 47-year-old pedestrian, Tyson Matthew Painton, fatally injured. Authorities did not have any additional information available.

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