Pedestrian killed on U.S. 158 in Powells Point
State troopers are investigating the death Thursday night of a pedestrian in southern Currituck County, the third person killed in the past week walking on U.S. 158.
The Highway Patrol says a 28-year-old female was struck and killed in the Powells Point area, but no further details were immediately available.
Her identity is not being released, pending notification of next of kin.
Beach 104′s Jody O’Donnell reports Currituck fire and EMS crews had responded to an incident Thursday around 9:30 p.m. on U.S. 158 about one mile south of the Powells Point post office.
Two pedestrians have been killed in the past week on U.S. 158, one in Kitty Hawk and the other in Kill Devil Hills.
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