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Florida Man Killed After Running On I-40 In Putnam County

A Florida man was killed after running onto I-40, being struck by a Freightliner truck on Thursday.

The deceased is 30 year-old Samuel Ray of Kinard, Florida. According to a report from Tennessee Highway Patrol, the truck was travelling eastbound on I-40 near mile marker 293 when Ray ran in front of the truck and was killed.

The incident happened just after 2pm Thursday.

63-year-old Scott Howard drove the truck. He suffered injuries in the accident.

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