Man identified in deadly pedestrian crash along US 1 in Cary

NCDOT, Traffic Information Management System

CARY, N.C. (WNCN) – A man was killed after he was struck by a vehicle while walking on US 1 in Cary early Sunday morning, according to police.

The incident happened near exit 99 around 3 a.m.

Police say the man was walking in the middle of the road when he was hit. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

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Sunday afternoon, police identified the victim as Alexander Scott Blanchard, 28, of Stephanie Drive in Cary.

The driver of the vehicle and the three passengers were transported to the hospital as a precaution.

That portion of the highway was shut down for several hours and has since reopened.

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