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Pedestrian killed near Mount Olive

A woman was walking along U.S. Highway 117 north of Mount Olive at shortly after 10 p.m. Tuesday when she was hit and killed, authorities said.

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MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. — A woman died late Tuesday after being hit by a vehicle near Mount Olive, authorities said.

Samantha Williams, 22, was walking in the middle of southbound U.S. Highway 117 about 3 miles north of Mount Olive shortly after 10 p.m. when she was hit and killed, authorities said.

No other details were released. The case remains under investigation.

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