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Man Found Dead On Harnett County Road

Posted November 14, 2005 1:15 a.m. EST

— The North Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the death of a man who was found lying in a road in Harnett County.

At 3:50 a.m. Monday, a 1996 red Mercury driven by Kerry Hollans struck a pedestrian that was lying in the northbound lane of Pope Road near Dunn, authorities said.

Upon arrival of the Highway Patrol, a man was found lying in the middle of the road with no identification. It is believed the man was dead before the driver of the Mercury hit him, authorities said.

Anyone with information can call Harnett County Highway Patrol office at (910) 893-5704