JOHNSTON COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- The North Carolina State Highway Patrol is investigating after a man was struck and killed in Johnston County Friday morning.
Officials said the incident happened just before 4 a.m. in the 2200 block of Federal Road.
Authorities said 49-year-old Thelbert Byrd, of Raleigh, was traveling west when he struck 53-year-old Forrest Williams, of Benson, who was walking in the roadway.
Byrd was charged with a DWI and operating a vehicle without a license.
Troopers said other charges could be possible.