A winter storm warning goes into effect at 7 a.m. Friday for Beaufort, Dare, mainland Hyde, Martin, Tyrrell and Washington counties. A winter storm advisory goes into effect at 7 a.m. Friday for the rest of Eastern Carolina. The threats are snow, sleet and freezing rain.
The Highway Patrol is investigating the death of a pedestrian in Lenoir County.
Troopers say a man was hit by a car as he stood in the northbound lane of Highway 11 near Highway 118 outside of Grifton. The impact killed the man. The incident happened at 6:05 p.m. Saturday.
The name of the man killed has not been released, but troopers say he was 70 years old.
Troopers say no charges are expected in the crash.