Pedestrian hit, killed on Wade Avenue

February 17, 2008 9:00:00 PM PST
A Pittsboro man is dead after a deadly accident on Wade Avenue.

Someone hit and killed Avery Byrd late Monday afternoon.

Police say the 23-year-old was walking along the side of the road, when he darted into traffic. It is not clear why.

The accident backed traffic up for more than an hour.