Pedestrian hit in Smithfield

Troopers on the scene of an accident in Smithfield early Thursday. (Chopper 11 HD)

January 5, 2012 4:48:31 AM PST
The North Carolina Highway Patrol says a man was hurt after he was hit by a vehicle on NC 210 in Smithfield Thursday morning.

Investigators reported the man - who is hearing impaired - was wearing dark clothing and attempted to cross the highway when he was hit by a pickup truck.

The man suffered injuries to his right leg and was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Troopers said the driver will not be charged.

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