Coroner identifies man killed while changing tire on I-85

Accident Scene on I-85
Accident Scene on I-85

SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA)- Authorities say a man died after he was hit by a tractor-trailer on Interstate 85.

Troopers say it happened at mile marker 60 around 9:30 a.m. Thursday.

Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger identified the man killed as John Robert Lano, 39, of Greenville.

Troopers say Lano had been changing a tire along the interstate moments before the deadly accident. They say when Lane stood up, he stumbled into traffic and was hit by a tractor-trailer.

Lano died at the scene.

Autopsy results are pending as of Thursday night, Clevenger said.

Troopers say no charges are expected in the accident.

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