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Pedestrian struck and killed in Goldsboro

Posted May 8, 2011 7:30 p.m. EDT
Updated May 8, 2011 8:20 p.m. EDT

— A woman was struck and killed by a transfer truck on U.S. Highway 70 in Goldsboro Saturday night, police said Sunday.

Tammy Ray Ferrell, 39, was walking from a nearby motel when she was hit by a transfer truck around 10 p.m., police said. She was wearing all black and stepped into the road from behind a disabled vehicle.
 
No charges were expected against the driver, who tried to avoid hitting her at the last minute.
 
The investigation is ongoing.