Truck driver charged after Durham pedestrian struck and killed on Hillsborough Road

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Tuesday, March 7, 2023
Driver charged in Durham pedestrian fatality
Driver charged in Durham pedestrian fatality on Hillsborough Road.

DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- A pedestrian was killed after being run over by a vehicle on Hillsborough Road in Durham at the 15-501 overpass.

Durham police say shortly after 11 a.m., officers responded to the scene and found a man had been hit by a dump truck that was turning left onto Hillsborough Road.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. The identity of the man has not been released.

The driver of the dump truck, Guy Sanders, 41, of Siler City, has been charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle.

The Hillsborough Road overpass will be shut down while the investigation continues.

The crash remains under investigation.

Anyone with information about this crash is asked to call Investigator J.D. Colquitt at (919) 560-4935 ext. 29450.

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