Woman Struck and Tragically Killed in Cary, North Carolina
Cary, NC – According to an online news report at wral.com, a woman was struck and killed in a hit-and-run accident in Cary, North Carolina. The accident occurred close to the Crossroads Play za shopping center.*
A man from Raleigh is being charged with striking and killing a pedestrian earlier this week close to a busy shopping center. The suspect, a man, aged 21, from 2915 Jones Franklin Road, is facing felony hit-and-run resulting in a death charges.
According to the man, he thought he struck an animal in the nighttime hours a Macedonia Road and Walnut Street. The man did not stop, according to the police. He later noticed EMS at the scene of the accident and walked back, where he learned that he struck a woman. The woman, aged 39, died at the scene as a result of the impact of the crash. A woman called 911 noting that the was a woman lying in the middle of the road.
Roughly ten minutes prior, a man called 911 reporting that he witnessed a woman going in and out of traffic at the intersection of Tryon Road and Walnut Street, which is less than ¼ mile away from the accident location. "It looks like this woman is very intoxicated," the man indicated. "She's walking in the middle of the highway over here. She's going to wind up getting killed tonight." The man indicated that he had been at a traffic light and was watching her go across the intersection at least three times, with cars almost hitting her.
The suspect appeared in court earlier this week and has been reported as cooperating with police.
There are no further details on the accident at this time. The crash remains under investigation by the local police.
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