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Pedestrian killed by snowplow in Wayne County

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a snowplow along U.S. Highway 70 in Wayne County near the Johnston County line.

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WAYNE COUNTY, N.C. — A pedestrian was struck and killed by a snowplow along U.S. Highway 70 in Wayne County near the Johnston County line.

Mark Walston, 21, of 1315 Clingman St. in Goldsboro, was walking along the roadway when the state Department of Transportation snowplow fatally struck him at about 6:45 p.m. Saturday.

Troopers said the incident is being investigated and that it was not yet known who was at fault.

 

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