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Man hit by car in Wake County

Posted August 20, 2008
Updated August 21, 2008

— A man hit by a car in Garner was listed in stable condition Wednesday evening at WakeMed.

It happened on Garner Road, near Broughton Street, at about 5:30 p.m.

Police say Rodney Bedford, 49, was trying to cross the street when he was struck.

The driver tried to stop but couldn't, police say.

No charges are expected to be filed against the driver.


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  • TheAdmiral Aug 21, 2008

    You get thrown in the hoosegow in NY Jaywalking.

    Unfortunately, the DOT did not have enough money to paint lines on the road for peds.

  • onedayatatime Aug 21, 2008

    What about charges against the jaywalker who got hit? I guess the pain is punishment enough? When will people learn?