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Edgecombe woman dies after being hit by SUV while mowing lawn

Posted May 11

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— A 71-year-old Edgecombe County woman died Tuesday afternoon after being hit by an SUV while she mowed her yard, according to WITN.

North Carolina State Highway Patrol officials said Lillie Sherrod was hit at about 5:30 p.m. Troopers said Jennifer Phillips, of Tarboro, was driving south on N.C. Highway 111 when she drifted left of center, went onto the left shoulder, hit a mailbox and then hit Sherrod.

It's unclear if charges will be filed.

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  • John White May 11, 10:11 p.m.
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    We live in such a funny time. No one is ever responsible for what they do. It is all just unbelievable. "They don't know if charges are pending?" If you want to legally kill a person just drive your vehicle and kill them. They will just let you go.

  • Johnathan Gault May 11, 8:10 p.m.
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    Oh they are going to file charges. The top banana will be vehicular homicide.

  • Robert Fotch Jr May 11, 2:13 p.m.
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    How do you "drift" all the way to the shoulder on the wrong side of the road???

    Read more at http://www.wral.com/edgecombe-woman-dies-after-being-hit-by-suv-while-mowing-lawn/15697875/#6e0KdSwwf85eg3O3.99

    Texting while driving, that's how!

  • Kris Dawn May 11, 1:43 p.m.
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    Right!

  • Edward Tilley May 11, 1:09 p.m.
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    Texting?

  • Steve Faulkner May 11, 1:07 p.m.
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    How do you "drift" all the way to the shoulder on the wrong side of the road???

  • Edward Anderson May 11, 1:06 p.m.
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    M. Phillips "drifted left of center, went onto the left shoulder, hit a mailbox and then hit Sherrod" and they're "unclear" about whether charges will be filed?!?!?!