Angelica Loj, 23, was killed by tractor-trailer while crossing Highway 801 in Cooleemee, North Carolina

Modified Date: 
Thu, 05/07/2015 - 1:37pm
Accident Date: 
Thursday, December 5, 2013

Pedestrian killed in Cooleemee collision.

A female pedestrian was killed after being hit by a tractor-trailer Friday afternoon in Cooleemee.
A female pedestrian was killed after being hit by a tractor-trailer Friday afternoon in Cooleemee. Angelica Loj, 23, died around 1:30 p.m. on Highway 801 near Marginal Street and across the street from a convenience store. Loj was walking across the street and ended up walking in front of a tractor-trailer, troopers said. A witness at the convenience store said he heard a loud thump and then saw a body in the road. The crash is still under investigation by troopers and Cooleemee police. The incident was first investigated as a hit and run, but investigators said around 3 p.m. it appears it was just a terrible accident. Speed and alcohol weren't factors in the collision, troopers said.
People Involved: 
Angelica Loj
Roadway: 
Highway 801

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