Two vehicles hit, kill pedestrian in Raleigh
Authorities in Raleigh are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian on Louisburg Road
Wednesday, May 03, 2017 07:25AM
RALEIGH, North Carolina (WTVD) -- Authorities in Raleigh are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian on Louisburg Road, just south of Interstate 540.
It happened around 5 a.m.
When police arrived, they found a man dead in the middle of Louisburg Road (US-401) after he was hit by oncoming traffic.
Authorities tell ABC11 that the unidentified man was walking in the street when two vehicles struck him and dragged him about 300 feet.
Northbound Louisburg Road is closed between Spring Forest Road and I-540 as authorities investigate.
Drivers are being advised to avoid the area, if possible.
Pedestrian deaths are on the rise. So, always watch for cars when you walk; the cars will not necessarily watch for you. This man had no business being on the dark roads at 5:00 am. Unless he was drunk, on drugs or something like that.