Greensboro, NC – Raymond Lamont Cheek Killed in Pedestrian Crash

Greensboro, NC (June 28, 2020) – A 56-year-old man was killed in a Greensboro pedestrian crash on Friday, June 26th. The crash happened just after 10:00 p.m. at the intersection of East Market Street and Gillespie Street.

According to the Greensboro Police Department, 41-year-old Nathaniel Jenkins of Charlotte was driving a 2011 Lexus SUV on East Market when he struck Raymond Lamont Cheek. Cheek was walking along East Market when the crash occurred. Rescue workers arrived and pronounced Cheek dead at the crash scene.

Following an investigation, Jenkins was charged with failing to reduce speed, driving while impaired, driving while license revoked and felony death by motor vehicle.

We wish to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Raymond Lamont Cheek at this time.

North Carolina Pedestrian Accidents  Greensboro, NC - Raymond Lamont Cheek Killed in Pedestrian Crash

Approximately 150 pedestrians are killed in North Carolina each year and many more are injured. Sadly, many North Carolina pedestrian accidents are entirely avoidable. A number of these accidents are caused by negligent drivers who fail to pay attention to the roadway. Distracted drivers and impaired drivers are responsible for many of the most serious pedestrian crashes that occur in our state.

If you or a loved one have experienced a loss due to a pedestrian crash, it is important to understand your legal rights. Under North Carolina law, you could be entitled to compensation from the negligent driver. This compensation can reimburse you for your pain and suffering, medical bills, and lost wages among other things.

At Burton Law Firm, North Carolina wrongful death lawyer Jason M. Burton fights for justice every day. Since 2012, we have assisted thousands of clients and recovered over 40 million dollars in settlements and verdicts for injured victims.

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