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Man hit, killed by vehicle in Garner

Posted July 2, 2012

— A vehicle hit and killed an Angier man on U.S. Highway 70 in Garner Sunday night, state troopers said.

Troopers said they don't know why Everett Hurley Jr., 47, walked into the westbound lanes of U.S. 70, near Interstate 40, shortly before 10 p.m.

No charges were filed against the driver.


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  • Fuquay Resident Jul 2, 2012

    A couple of my co-workers drove by the accident last night and saw the guy. They said it was horrible.

  • charmcclainlovesdogs2 Jul 2, 2012

    Troopers made a good call. Why he walked into the vechicle will always remain a mystery. My condolences to his family and friends.

  • promethazine codeine lover Jul 2, 2012

    i'm sorry casey, must have been horrible to witness

  • piloterror1 Jul 2, 2012

    northbound lane? uh...US 70 runs east & west....

  • caseystrope Jul 2, 2012

    i saw this wreck & it's a tragedy that the man got killed. RIP