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28-year-old man killed by SUV while walking on US-1 in Cary, police say

Posted April 30

— A pedestrian walking on U.S. Highway 1 in Cary died early Sunday morning after being hit by a passing vehicle.

Cary officials said police received a call from a woman who reported she hit a person while driving. The pedestrian, identified as 28-year-old Alexander Scott Blanchard, of Cary, was walking down the middle of the road and was wearing dark clothing, police said.

The driver, who wasn't identified, was taken to WakeMed with minor injuries. There were three children in the vehicle with the driver who were taken to the hospital with her. None of the children were injured.

Cary officials said the investigation is ongoing.

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