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News: Teen fatally struck by tractor-trailer on I-80 in Polk Co.

POLK CO., IA - A teen was killed Monday night when he was hit by a vehicle on I-80 in Polk County, according to a report by KCCI.

Troopers say the 18-year-old victim walked onto the westbound lanes of the freeway and was hit by a westbound tractor-trailer at about 10:30 p.m.

The teen was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later. Troopers say he was parked at a nearby convenience store before walking into traffic for unknown reasons.

It is unclear if any charges will be filed in connection to the deadly crash.

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