Another pedestrian is killed along U.S. 158
Another pedestrian has died while trying to cross busy U.S. 158 on the Outer Banks.
Lee Stone Crumpler, 44, of Kitty Hawk was struck by a vehicle while crossing Croatan Highway and died at the scene Tuesday, Kitty Hawk police reported.
The accident happened in the area of 3800 North Croatan Highway near Beacon Drive at about 11:30 p.m.
An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash continues, and no charges have been filed against the driver, the Police Department said in a statment.
A week ago, 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 were filed against the driver of the truck.
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