Authorities said shortly after 3 a.m. Thursday, 23-year-old Neil Anderson of Wake Forest was walking near the intersection of Capital Boulevard and Durant Road when he was struck by a car. Police said Anderson had been out celebrating his 23rd birthday.
Investigators were able to track down the woman's car at a nearby apartment complex. The name of the woman is being withheld, pending the filing of charges.
Anderson had been in the news before as a victim in a road rage incident in Raleigh. In January 2005, Anderson was shot in the face in a road rage incident on Interstate 40. Two men were convicted of the crime and Anderson faced a lengthy recovery.
Investigators had to shut down part of Capital Boulevard for several hours early Thursday morning to conduct their investigation, but it has since reopened.
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