Pedestrian struck by vehicle, killed on US-401 in Garner

GARNER, N.C. (WNCN) — Garner police are investigating a fatal pedestrian-involved crash on U.S. Highway 401 Friday morning.

The crash scene on U.S. 401 in Garner (Garner Police Department)

The crash occurred around 6:15 a.m. on U.S. 401 at Mechanical Boulevard.

According to police, a vehicle hit a pedestrian trying to cross the highway. Isias Jiminez-Rangel, 54, of 1015 Hightower Road in Raleigh, was killed as a result of the collision.

The right northbound and right turn lanes on U.S. 401 at Mechanical Boulevard were closed for nearly four hours, but reopened just before 10:15 a.m., police said.

Police do not expect to file charges against the driver.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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