Pedestrian Hit By Car

The Highway Patrol say a pedestrian hit by a car has been charged. It happened on NC 30 near John Fleming Rd. at 7:30 p.m.

According to the Highway Patrol, 38-year-old Edward Elks of Stokes was walking on NC 30, near John Fleming Road.

Troopers say Elks was walking in the roadway when a car, in the same lane, struck him from behind.

Troopers says Elks was wearing dark clothing and the driver did not see him.

Elks was transported to the hospital. Troopers later charged him with walking on the wrong side of the road.

Officials recommend people walk against the flow of traffic, not with it.

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