Man standing in the middle of I-40 hit and killed

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A man is dead after being hit by a car on I-40 near Chelsea Tuesday around 9:14 p.m.

The man who was hit is dead.

Police identify him as 67-year-old Scott Gatewood.

Witnesses say he was standing in the middle of I-40 when he was hit.

The driver who hit the man stopped and pulled him out of the interstate so he wouldn’t be hit again.

It appears Gatewood’s car got stuck in mud on a service road.

The driver who hit Gatewood will not be charged.