Harnett County, NC – Fatal Pedestrian Crash Reported on Jim Christian Road

Harnett County, NC (July 7, 2020) – Police and rescue crews responded to the scene of a fatal pedestrian crash in Harnett County on Tuesday. The crash was reported on Jim Christian Road near US Highway 421.

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol reports that an unidentified pedestrian was walking along the roadway when they were struck by a vehicle. The pedestrian was declared dead at the scene by authorities. The identity of the pedestrian has not been released at this time and there is no information on the vehicle involved in the crash.

An investigation is ongoing and no further details have been released at this time.

North Carolina Pedestrian Accidents

Harnett County, NC - Fatal Pedestrian Crash Reported on Jim Christian Road
Harnett County, NC – Fatal Pedestrian Crash Reported on Jim Christian Road

In 2018, there were 102 reported pedestrian fatalities in North Carolina. In the same year, pedestrian accidents accounted for about 16% of all traffic fatalities in our state. A North Carolina pedestrian accident is a serious event, often resulting in serious and fatal injuries for victims.

The cause of each pedestrian crash in North Carolina must be carefully investigated. Drivers who are distracted, impaired, or driving recklessly are a frequent cause of pedestrian accidents. In some cases, a crash reconstruction expert should also be utilized in order to determine exactly how the collision took place.

North Carolina pedestrian accident attorney Jason M. Burton is here to help when you or a loved one have been injured in a pedestrian crash. With more than eight years of experience and over 40 million dollars of compensation recovered for our clients, we will fight to ensure that you receive the outcome you deserve. For your free consultation, please give us a call any time at (833) 623-0042.

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