MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis police closed the westbound lanes of Interstate 40 following a crash downtown early Tuesday morning.
Police blocked all of the westbound lanes from Jackson Avenue to the Hernando-DeSoto Bridge after a tractor trailer reportedly hit a pedestrian on I-40 near Danny Thomas.
The man was pronounced dead on the scene.
Police later identified the man as 22-year-old Jarvis Harden. They said the driver of the tractor trailer stayed on the scene.