Man hit, killed on I-85 near Charlotte, suspect charged

Austin Kelligan (credit_ Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office)_332888

CHARLOTTE – WBTV reports that Austin Kelligan, 19, has been charged with murder after a body was found on I-85 Southbound near Charlotte.

They report David Earl Brannon was hit by a vehicle and killed around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday night.

Investigators say there may have been a fight near the road before the man was struck by one or more vehicles, according to the Associated Press.

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