CLAYTON, N.C. (WNCN) — A man died and a driver is facing multiple charges after a major crash in Johnston County near Clayton Monday afternoon, officials said.

The wreck was reported just after 5:20 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of U.S. 70 Business near Woodmere Drive, which is west of Clayton and just blocks from a shopping area that includes a Walmart Supercenter, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

The wreck closed eastbound lanes of U.S. 70 for hours and a detour was set up.

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The crash happened after a worker had just finished unloading several cars from a car hauler, said 1st Sgt. J.W. Collins of the highway patrol.

Troopers identified the victim as 40-year-old Yurii Vakhniak.

The worker was standing off the side of the road and was hit by the driver of a Ford passenger car that went off the road to the right, Collins said.

The Ford driver, Seydina Ousmane Ndiaye, 26, was charged with felony death by vehicle, driving while license revoked, fictitious registration, and no insurance, Collins said. The name of the suspect was not available Monday night, he said.

The road reopened around 7:45 p.m., according to the NCDOT.