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Woman Hit by Car

Posted November 15, 1996

— Raleigh police say a woman walked out in front of a moving vehicle at the intersection of Western Boulevard and Method Road Thursday night. Elandra Peterkin, 32, was hit about 11 p.m.

She was taken to Wake Medical Center, where she was treated for a broken leg.

No charges have been filed against the driver of the Jetta that hit her.

Meanwhile, a Fuquay-Varina woman is still recovering at Wake Medical Center from serious injuries sustained in a truck-train collision Tuesday. Nina Smith, 71, is listed in critical but stable condition.

Her husband was killed in the accident. Witnesses said the Smiths' truck pulled in front of the Norfolk Southern freight train at an intersection just outside Fuquay-Varina.

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