U-Haul truck veers off of Durham street, hits and kills teen, police say

A U-Haul truck veered off the road and struck and killed a pedestrian in Durham, police said. (CBS North Carolina)
A U-Haul truck veered off the road and struck and killed a pedestrian in Durham, police said. (CBS North Carolina)

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — A U-Haul truck veered off a street early Friday afternoon, striking and killing a Durham pedestrian, police said.

Just before 12:45 p.m. the rental truck was headed south on North Roxboro Street near its intersection with East Britania Avenue when it it veered off the road to the right and hit 18-year old Nickeya Anita Cureton, officials said.

Cureton was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The investigation is still underway.

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