WILMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA (March 1, 2017) – A pedestrian was killed in a collision on Wednesday evening at the intersection of Castle Street and 6th Street, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 7:00 p.m. in the 600 block of Castle Street, near 6th Street. A man identified only as a 63 year old reportedly stepped out into traffic and was struck by a pickup truck.
The pedestrian was rushed to New Hanover County Regional Center, where he sadly succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead. The accident remains under investigation.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.