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MSP: Construction worker hit and killed Wednesday evening on I-95 in White Marsh

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Posted at 2:13 PM, Jun 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-17 14:13:22-04

WHITE MARSH, Md. — Maryland State Police are investigating a pedestrian crash that occurred late Wednesday evening in White Marsh.

At about 9 p.m., troopers from the Maryland State Police JFK Memorial Highway Barrack responded to a report of a pedestrian being struck on Interstate 95 North.

According to a preliminary investigation, a construction worker, 33-year-old Antonio Oneil Payton, of Temple Hills, was attempting to cross the Express Toll Lane to set up signs in a work zone when he was struck by a tractor-trailer.

Payton, who was wearing reflective clothing, was declared deceased at the scene.

The tractor-trailer driver remained at the scene. The preliminary investigation also determined that speed and/or alcohol were not factors in this crash.

The crash remains under investigation.