Troopers ID pedestrian struck, killed in Johnston County crash; driver will not be charged

The NC State Highway Patrol (NCSHP) has identified the pedestrian struck and killed in a Johnston County crash.

Authorities responded to Cleveland Road shortly after 9 p.m. on Thursday.

According to troopers, the pedestrian, 42-year-old Adaryll Layjuan Tisdale, of Garner, was wearing dark clothing and walking in the eastbound lane when he was struck by a car.

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After striking Tisdale, the car ran off the roadway.

The driver was identified as 22-year-old Nicholas Wayne Allen.

On Friday, the NCSHP announced no charges would be filed against Allen.

Authorities are still trying to determine why Tisdale was on the highway.

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