Woman Hit, Killed by Vehicle in Raleigh, North Carolina
RALEIGH, NC. – According to an online news report posted at witn.com, a woman was hit and killed by a vehicle in Raleigh, North Carolina. Investigators are still reviewing the case but have made the preliminary determination that the woman walked into the path of a passing vehicle as she was trying to cross a Raleigh roadway.*
The accident occurred during the evening on Glenwood Avenue in Raleigh. Authorities and WITN report that a woman was trying to cross Glenwood Avenue on the north side of the street. She entered the eastbound lanes of the roadway, according to the news report, and was struck by an oncoming vehicle.
The make and model of the vehicle involved were not included in the report. Investigators stated that the woman was not inside of a crosswalk when the accident occurred, but they did not say whether a crosswalk was near the accident site.
WITN reports that the woman sustained fatal injuries and did not survive. She was identified as a woman from Concord, North Carolina. Her age was not included in the report.
Police said the driver of the vehicle, a male, remained at the scene and spoke with investigators. Officers concluded that the pedestrian did not yield to traffic, according to the WITN news report, and they did not issue a citation to the driver at the scene. The accident investigation is ongoing, however, and no additional information was available at the time the WITN report was posted online.
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