Pedestrian hit on Apex highway

January 21, 2008 7:13:42 AM PST
Part of a highway in Wake County is back open after a serious accident.

North Carolina Highway Patrol says that at 2:45 Monday morning, Salvador Flores-Vazauez of Durham was attempting to cross the US-1 median between New Holland Road and NC-55 when he was hit.

Officials say the 1993 Buick that hit Flores-Vazauez was driven by Nathan Daniel Francis of Sanford.

Flores-Vazauez pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver had no injuries, and will not be charged according to investigators.

The highway was shut down for about an hour.


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