Pedestrian Tragically Dies After Being Struck By a Vehicle in Pembroke, North Carolina
PEMBROKE, NC – According to an online news report at robesonian.com, a 36 year old man from Maxton, North Carolina recently succumbed to his injuries after he was hit by an automobile earlier this month.*
The man, who lived on Red Hill Road, passed away at the McLeod Medical Center located in Florence, South Carolina, per the North Carolina Highway Patrol. The crash, which happened about one mile from Pembroke on Deep Branch Road, was being investigated by a trooper with the North Carolina Highway Patrol. According to the trooper’s report, the man was a pedestrian who was trying to go across Deep Branch Road when he was hit by a vehicle that was traveling eastbound. The accident occurred in the early morning hours.
The driver of the automobile, a 2005 Honda passenger vehicle, was a man, aged 47, from Red Hill Road in Maxton. The car was believed to have been going fifty miles per hour in a 55 mile per hour speed zone. The man was wearing dark clothing, which made it difficult to see him. No charges have been filed in this case, per the trooper’s report.
The man who was driving the vehicle did not sustain any injuries however, his vehicle damage was about $3,000 to repair. There are no further details on the accident at this time. The crash remains under investigation by the local police.
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