NEW INFO: Person Hit, Killed In Craven County Wreck

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Troopers are investigating a fatal crash that killed a pedestrian in Craven County Wednesday night.

The Highway Patrol says around 9:45 p.m. Frederick Patterson, Jr. of New Bern was walking on U.S. 70 near the ranger station when he was hit by a passing vehicle.

Troopers say the 49-year-old man was wearing dark clothes, making it difficult to be seen by traffic.

No charges have been filed against the driver, 39-year-old Michael Brady of New Bern.


The Highway Patrol said troopers are investigating after a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle in Craven County.

Dispatchers confirmed a Highway Patrolman was investigating the pedestrian vs. vehicle wreck along Highway 70 near East Fisher Avenue.

The wreck was called in after 10 p.m. Wednesday night.

WITN is waiting to hear more from investigators about this wreck. Stay with us as we continue to gather more details.