TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – A pedestrian suffered fatal injuries after being hit by a tractor-trailer on Interstate 4 in Polk County.

The wreck happened in the eastbound lanes of the interstate near State Road 532.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the 27-year-old was walking across the interstate when he was hit by a semi-truck that was heading east. The man was likely hit by other vehicles after the initial collision, troopers said. He died at the scene.

Troopers are asking those with information on the incident to call the Florida Highway Patrol at 813-558-1800.

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