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Raleigh pedestrian killed by bus on New Bern Avenue

Posted October 26, 2012
Updated October 27, 2012

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— A 65-year-old Raleigh man died Friday night after being hit by a Capital Area Transit bus in the 1200 block of New Bern Avenue, police said. 

According to investigators, Wade Junior McCray lost his balance and fell into roadway about 10:30 p.m. as the bus was leaving a bus stop near South Pettigrew Street. 

Charges are not expected to be filed against the bus driver. 

Police closed eastbound lanes of New Bern while investigating the accident and re-routed traffic in the area. 

No other information was released. 


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  • Marty King Oct 29, 2012

    Has anyone noticed that people treat New Bern like a sidewalk in that area? I cannot count how many times I drive down that road and see people standing or walking in the middle of the road.

  • Tarheel4lyfe Oct 29, 2012

    This is so sad. Prayers go out to the families and friends affected by this tragic accident.