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Pedestrian hit, killed in Durham

Posted February 18, 2010
Updated February 19, 2010

— A woman was killed when she was hit by a 1998 Oldsmobile on Fayetteville Street in Durham Thursday night, Durham watch commander Lt. Leroy Williams said.

The woman was hit around 8:30 p.m. at 2540 Fayetteville St. near the St. Joseph AME Church, Williams said. The male driver stayed at the scene and was being interviewed by police.

The woman's name was not released.

After the wreck, officials closed Fayetteville Street between Burlington Avenue and Nash Street for several hours.

Anyone with information should call Durham Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200 or Traffic Officer T.L. Gilliam at 919-560-4935.


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  • wildcat Feb 19, 2010

    My condolences to her family.

  • sssh.. whisper Feb 19, 2010

    Prayers to the family of the woman killed and to the person who hit her... At least he was human enough to not only call the police but to also remain at the scene.

  • friendlyman Feb 19, 2010

    Its funny how if the driver had been driving an SUV, the headline would have read "SUV hit, kills pedestrian in Durham"