Driver Charged After Pedestrian Dies
Posted October 19, 2007
Raleigh, N.C. — A Raleigh man has been charged after a pedestrian who was struck by a car on Tryon Road died, police said Friday.
Clarence Thomas Bridges, 73, of 2204 Trailwood Drive, was charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle in connection with a Wednesday incident on Tryon Road near Lake Wheeler Road.
A 38-year-old man was walking west in the roadway when he was hit from behind by a westbound car, police said.
The pedestrian later died at WakeMed. His name hasn't been released, pending notification of relatives.