The Wilson Times
Facebook
Twitter
subscribe now
[ Sign In ]  [ Register ]
 Text Size   •  Email  •  Printer Friendly
Bookmark and Share

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.
Add Comment:Show/Hide(All comments must be approved)
View Comments:Show/Hide(0 comments)
Most Popular From the past 7 days
Most Viewed Most Commented Most Emailed
Teacher fights to overcome alcoholism
DA dismisses case against deputy
Submerged SUV pulled from creek
Growing Wilson church adds service
Deputies: Woman broke dog's front legs
DA dismisses case against deputy
Growing Wilson church adds service
Bibbs: High electric rates a top priority
Teacher fights to overcome alcoholism
Deputies: Woman broke dog's front legs
Teacher fights to overcome alcoholism
Localized version of festival planned
Deputies, federal agents raid meth lab
Voters will whittle field in Supreme Court race
Enforcement needed to protect animals
News  |  Sports  |  Life  |  Opinion  |  Obituaries  |  Photos  |  Videos  |  Contact  |  Classifieds  |  Special Sections  |  Public Notices  |  Advertise
Powered by Google
Advanced Search