A man that was in the middle of US 85 in Greeley has been killed by a JBS truck early Wednesday morning according to the Greeley Tribune.

Semi-trailer truck

A release from the Greeley Police stated that a JBS truck leaving the beef plant, with a loaded trailer, was driving southbound at approximately 40mph struck a man that was on the highway. The driver stated that he braked heavily and was unable to avoid hitting him.

The driver stopped and called 911. The identity of the man that was killed has not been released.

More From K99