Memphis man killed crossing I-40 bridge on foot - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis man killed crossing I-40 bridge on foot

(WMC-TV) - A 56-year-old man was hit and killed trying to cross the I-40 bridge on foot Wednesday night.

According to the Arkansas State Police report, the person killed was a Memphis man.  There are still questions about where he was going and why.

According to police, around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, the victim was trying to cross the bridge on foot when an 18-wheeler heading east on the bridge hit him.  He died at the scene.

The person driving the 18-wheeler was not hurt.

Arkansas State Police are investigating the crash.  The victim's name will be released once his family has been notified.

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