Person hit and killed in Durham County

August 5, 2013 3:23:08 PM PDT
The Durham County Sheriff's Office says a pedestrian was hit and killed in the 5400 block of Guess Road Monday.

Authorities said 30-year-old Brian Long, of Durham, was walking along the shoulder with Kristen McLaughlin when he was struck by a 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by 22-year-old Elizabeth Ekberg, of Bahama.

It happened around 12:15 p.m.

Long died at the scene. McLaughlin sustained non-life threatening injuries and was not taken to the hospital.

The North Carolina Highway Patrol was investigating. It is unclear whether charges will be filed.

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