NC boy, 14, dies after being hit by car Sunday night

Source: WNCT

FARMVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy has died after being hit by a car in Pitt County.

North Carolina State Highway Trooper Adrian Bowen tells local media outlets that the teen died Sunday evening after being hit by a car in Pitt County at around 6 p.m. Authorities identified the boy as DeShawn O’Neal, WNCT reported.

Bowen says a car was traveling west into Farmville, along highway 264 near Brooks Drive, when a pedestrian tried to cross the street. He was hit by the car and pronounced dead later at a hospital.

Troopers haven’t released any information about or charged the driver of the car. Another person walking with the teen was not hit.

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