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Man killed walking along Sampson County highway

Posted March 21, 2009 2:50 p.m. EDT

— State troopers said that Scotty O'Neil Carter, 30, of Clinton, died after a pickup struck him on U.S. Highway 701 early Thursday.

Carter was walking north on the southbound shoulder when he stepped into the path of a pickup driven by Alvin Woodrow Herring, 30, of Clinton, troopers said. The collision happened about three miles south of Clinton around 1:15 a.m.

Herring and his two passengers were not injured.

Troopers said they do not plan to file charges.