Trucker killed while walking on interstate

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HARTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A man was struck by a car and killed while walking on Interstate 91 near his disabled tractor trailer truck in Hartland, Vermont State Police said.

Gary Starr, 66, of Jay, Vermont, had pulled into the breakdown lane after his truck became disabled.
He activated the vehicle’s flashers, set up traffic triangles behind the truck and then started walking in the highway’s travel lane, police said.
A car came around a bend and hit Starr at about 6 a.m., police said. The driver reported that he had tried to avoid the collision but was unsuccessful, police said. No charges are expected at this time, police said.

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