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SUV hits, kills Wilson pedestrian




A pedestrian crossing Hines Street was struck by a vehicle Saturday night, according to Wilson police who are investigating the incident. He was later pronounced dead at Wilson Medical Center.

At 7:20 p.m., officers responded to the intersection of Hines Street near Lodge Street to investigate a traffic crash.

Officers found that James Edwards Jr., 64, was attempting to cross Hines and was hit by a 2000 Chevrolet Blazer driven by Brandon Staggers, 25, of Wilson, according to information from Sgt. Steve Stroud, public information officer for Wilson police.

Wilson County Emergency Medical Services paramedics rushed Edwards to Wilson Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead, police said.

Staggers wasn’t injured in the incident.

Further information wasn’t available at press time.

Police continue to investigate the incident, according to Stroud.

The investigation is being handled by the Wilson Police Department’s Strategic Traffic Enforcement Patrol Unit.
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