Pedestrian killed in Raleigh

January 16, 2009 7:35:50 PM PST
A woman was struck and killed while trying to cross a busy Raleigh roadway.Police say 43-year-old Zona Neal died at the scene of the accident Friday evening.

She was crossing south Saunders Street at Ileagnes Road around 8:22 p.m.

Neal was attempting to cross seven lanes of traffic when she was struck by a vehicle in the far right lane of the northbound lanes.

Raleigh Police said the driver of the vehicle wiil not face charges.

Police had to re-route motorists around the accident scene to Wilmington Street in order to keep traffic flowing downtown.