David James Burke killed on I-95 NB in Fort Pierce, was struck by a tractor-trailer

67-year-old David James Burke was killed Saturday morning in an accident on I-95 near mile marker 130, according to the St. Lucie County Fire District.

The accident closed the right lane of northbound I-95, but has since been reopened..

The accident happened around 8am on I-95 between the S.R. 70 and Orange Avenue interchanges, according to FHP.

Fire District Chief James Hall says Burke had apparently stopped along I-95 near mile marker 130 and was outside his vehicle when he walked into the roadway and was struck by a tractor-trailer.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

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