Pedestrian killed on U.S. 158 in KDH
A pedestrian was killed Tuesday after he was hit by a truck at an intersection on U.S. 158 in Kill Devil Hills, police said.
John Wiley Carlton Jr., 44, of Kill Devil Hills was hit by a Reddy ice truck at the intersection of Sportsman Drive and U.S. 158 at about 3:10 p.m.
Southbound traffic was blocked for about 90 minutes.
Speed did not appear to be a factor, police said, and no charges have been filed against the driver of the truck.
Kill Devil Hills police said in a statement : “The Department wishes to thank the residents and visitors who attempted to render aid to the victim and who stayed to provide eye-witness accounts of the incident.”
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