20-year-old pedestrian killed in Wake County crash

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — State Troopers will not file charges in connection with a deadly accident involving a pedestrian.

Authorities have identified the pedestrian as Daquaran Smith, 20.

Smith was killed when he was hit by a car on U.S. 401 in Wake County around 6:30 p.m. Saturday night.

The crash shut down the southbound lanes of the highway for about two hours.

Investigators said Smith was walking on a side lane when he was hit. State Troopers said speed was not a factor in the accident.

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