Woman Killed In Pedestrian Accident In Jacksonville

An Onslow County woman is dead after police say she was struck by a pickup truck on a Jacksonville highway last night.

Police say the pedestrian accident happened around 9:30 p.m. on Marine Boulevard near Onslow Drive. Dead is Cynthia Griffith of Half Moon Church Road. The 55-year-old woman died later at Onslow Memorial Hospital.

Joshua Hollis was driving his Ford pickup truck when police say he struck the woman in the left travel lane of the highway.

Police say the crash remains under investigation.