Man dies after being struck by Jeep on US-70 in Durham

August 30, 2018

The State Highway Patrol and deputies in Durham County are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian.

The crash occurred early Thursday on Pleasant Drive near U.S. Highway 70.

Officials said U.S. 70 and a portion of Pleasant Drive was closed after a man in his 40s trying to cross the roadway was hit by a gold Jeep and killed.

The person died at the scene and was not transported to a hospital.

Officials said the crash was not a hit-and-run. No charges have been filed for the driver at this time.

By 7:30 a.m., all lanes had reopened.

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