Man Killed After Running Into Traffic in Bennington, Vt.

The man's identity has not been released by authorities

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A man was killed Friday night after being hit by a car and a tractor trailer in Bennington, Vermont, according to NBC affiliate WPTZ.

Police in Bennington got a report around 10 p.m. Friday that a man was running into traffic on Route 7, according to WPTZ. When officers responded, they found the truck parked in the southbound lane, and the driver said he hit the man after he jumped in front of the big rig, the news outlet said.

Officers found the 45-year-old from Bennington, who was pronounced dead, on the side of the road, according to WPTZ.

Authorities believe the man was hit by another car, before being hit by the truck. His name has not been released.

An investigation was ongoing into the crash.

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