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HAYWOOD COUNTY, NC (FOX Carolina)- Troopers with the North Carolina Highway Patrol confirmed that one person died after being hit by a box truck along I-40 on Saturday morning in Haywood County. 

According to troopers, a man was walking in the right lane of I-40 when he was struck by the truck that was travelling east on the same road. 

Highway Patrol confirmed that the man killed was identified as 66-year-old Ronnie Dean Dills of Candler. He was pronounced dead on scene, according to NCHP. 

Troopers say that no charges will be filed in connection with this incident. 

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