Pedestrian killed by car in Cumberland County
Posted January 3, 2010 5:43 p.m. EST
Updated January 3, 2010 9:33 p.m. EST
Hope Mills, N.C. — A pedestrian has died after being struck by a car in Cumberland County Friday night, state troopers said.
An Oldsmobile Cutlass struck Anthony Barton, 59, of Spring Lake, as he walked along U.S. Highway 87 near Maranatha Circle around 9:15 p.m., troopers said.
The driver of the car was transported to a hospital as a precaution. His name was not released.
Troopers said Sunday that Barton walked in front of the vehicle. No charges will be filed.