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Wayne County man hit, killed on highway

Posted October 14, 2012 6:31 p.m. EDT

— A Wayne County man died Sunday afternoon after being struck by a vehicle along U.S. Highway 117 Alternate south of Goldsboro, authorities said.

Wilbert Filmore Jones, 71, stepped in front a 1996 Buick northbound of U.S. 117 Alternate, near Outlaw Road in Brogden, state troopers said. Jones' body was sent a medical examiner for an autopsy.

The Oldsmobile driver will not be charged, troopers said.