Tragic, Fatal Pedestrian Accident Occurs on Winston Rd. in Lexington, North Carolina
LEXINGTON, NC. – According to a news report published online at myfox8.com, a fatal pedestrian accident occurred on Winston Road in Lexington, North Carolina. The accident caused the tragic death of the pedestrian. The Lexington Police Department is still investigating and asks that anyone with information contact authorities as soon as possible.*
The collision happened late in the evening close to the crossing of Longview Street with Winston Road. The Lexington Police Department and Fox 8 report that at about 10 p.m., officers received a call regarding a person struck by a motor vehicle in the area. Police arrived to discover that a victim was lying in the roadway.
Paramedics found the pedestrian unresponsive, and Fox 8 reports that he tragically died at the scene of the accident. He was identified as 19-year-old woman from Lexington. The news report does not say why he was walking on the roadway at that time or where he was headed. The report states that he was trying to cross the road at the time of the accident.
No information was reported regarding the type of vehicle involved in the accident. The vehicle was reportedly traveling northbound on Winston Road prior to the accident. It is not clear if the driver remained at the scene or was the person who contacted authorities. The report does not provide identifying information on the driver. No other injuries from the collision were reported.
The Lexington Police Department is handling the investigation of the case, and at the time of the news report’s posting online, no further information was available. Officers are asking for anyone who might have information regarding the accident to contact the department. Officers can be reached at (336) 243-3302, or people can provide information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers for the Lexington Area by calling (336) 243-2400.
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