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UPDATE: Man killed after being hit by 18-wheeler identified

UPDATE: Man killed after being hit by 18-wheeler identified
Published: May. 26, 2022 at 11:48 AM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Wilmington police officials have confirmed that 36-year-old James Jenkins was killed by an 18-wheeler near the intersection of Carolina Beach Road and Shipyard Blvd at around 7:18 a.m. on Thursday.

The victim was in the loading dock area behind Roses.

Per the Wilmington Police Department, the initial investigation seems to indicate the 36-year-old victim was lying in a blanket on some part of the road when the truck hit him and he died on the scene.

“This is an on-going investigation. Our condolences go out to the man’s family and friends,” writes the WPD.

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