Articles Posted in Pedestrian Accidetns

Lexington, NC (June 30, 2020) – A Lexington pedestrian was killed after being hit by a tractor-trailer on US 52 in Davidson County. The crash happened just before 5:30 a.m. near mile marker 95.

According to the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office and Highway Patrol Troopers, the unidentified man was walking in the southbound lanes of travel when he was struck by the tractor-trailer. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The left lane remained closed while authorities investigated. No additional injuries were reported.

An investigation is ongoing.

Raleigh, NC (June 19, 2020) – A 40-year-old man is dead after a pedestrian crash in Raleigh. The collision took place around 1:00 a.m. on Friday, June 19th.

The Raleigh Police Department was called to the scene at East Millbrook Road near the intersection with Capital Boulevard. Police report that Charles Downey, 40, of Creedmoor was walking eastbound on East Milbrook when he was was hit by a vehicle driven by 45-year-old Javier-Joel Negron-Villegas of Raleigh. Rescue workers rushed Downey to a local area hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Negron-Villegas fled the scene but was later arrested at his home. He faces a charge of felony hit-and-run and additional charges are possible.

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