Man hit while crawling across Hwy. 55

February 28, 2008 12:33:55 PM PST
Durham police are investigating an accident where a man was hit while crawling across Hwy. 55 Wednesday night.

The incident happened near Allendown Drive shortly before 8 p.m.

The man hit was identified as 55-year-old Winston Thomas. Police say he was crawling across N.C. 55 when he was struck by a northbound 2002 Toyota Camry driven by Marilyn Saleeby.

Thomas was pronounced dead at the scene. Saleeby was not injured.

Saleeby told investigators she did not see the man until she struck him. Investigators do not plan to file any charges against Saleeby.