A Tennessee man died after being hit by a truck as he tried to walk across Interstate 75 Thursday, Kentucky State Police said. Tommy Heatwole, 64, of Jellico, Tenn., left his car on the Exit 15 offramp in Whitley County about 8 p.m. Thursday.
Heatwole left his car because of an argument, state police said, and tried to cross the northbound lanes of the freeway when he was hit by a 2004 Chevy Trailblazer driven by Timothy Black, 40, of Corbin.
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Neither Black nor his passenger were injured, police said.