NC pedestrian pushing shopping cart is hit, killed by vehicle

WECT photo of police on the scene after a deadly pedestrian crash in Wilmington.

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) — A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed on Saturday evening in Wilmington.

According to Jennifer Dandron, a spokesperson for the Wilmington Police Department, the pedestrian was hit around 5:30 on Carolina Beach Road near Legion Stadium.

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Dandron said Sunday the investigation shows the victim, who has not been identified, was apparently homeless and pushing a shopping cart across the road when the accident occurred. He was not in a crosswalk.

No charges or citations have been filed against the driver, who has also not been identified.

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