Man Struck By Car Overnight

A man was hit by a car early Wednesday morning in Lenoir County.

Lenoir County dispatchers say the man was struck on Highway 258 North, near Dobbs Farm Rd. around 1:30 a.m. Dispatchers say the Highway Patrol is now investigating, but troopers could not provide any additional information.

We are working to find out the latest information, including how the victim is doing.

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  • by Jamie Location: Deep Run on Oct 5, 2011 at 09:22 PM
    last i checked it was the driver who was responsible for controlling where the car is steered. most of the time these kind of accidents are caused by idiots who have lead feet. It might have been a person who doesnt have a car and has no other choice but to walk. instead of placing blame why not just pray for the victim and their families.
  • by Old Dobber Location: Kinston on Oct 5, 2011 at 06:01 PM
    Yes, another person was walking in the road at night and got killed. I do hope that the Progressives dont take this as an opportunity to pave sidewalks down all streets and roads.
  • by CiCi on Oct 5, 2011 at 11:40 AM
    There are no sidewalks! My questinon is "why was this person walking on the side of the road at 1:30am?"
  • by Wonder Bread on Oct 5, 2011 at 09:54 AM
  • by John Location: Richlands on Oct 5, 2011 at 09:05 AM
    Sorry for someone who has meet there demise while walking. I would almost bet a dollar this person was wearing dark clothing and could not be seen at dark.
  • by George Location: Kinston on Oct 5, 2011 at 08:55 AM
    I am just amazed how many idiots walk in the road after dark with dark clothes on? hey if you want to walk in the road, wear something that will reflect or something.
  • by J-man Location: Kinston on Oct 5, 2011 at 06:48 AM
    If people would stop driving on the sidewalks, these types of "accidents" wouldn't happen!!
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      by SoManyMike on Oct 5, 2011 at 08:17 AM in reply to J-man
      Clearly the sidewalk on on Highway 258 North, near Dobbs Farm Rd. is a dangerous place to be around 1:30 a.m

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