SEVIERVILLE — A 48-year-old woman died Sunday after being struck while walking on I-40 in Sevier County.

The woman, whose name is being withheld pending notification of her family, was apparently walking with another person and traveling east on the eastbound side of the interstate when she was struck.

The man who was walking with her and the driver of the car were not injured, Sevierville Police reported.

The collision happened at about 8:15 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, and two eastbound lanes of the interstate were closed until about 10:15 p.m.

Sevierville Police are still investigating the incident.

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