Johnston County, NC – Man Killed in Buckeye Trail Pedestrian Crash

Johnston County, NC (July 7, 2020) – A man was killed in a pedestrian crash in Johnston County on Tuesday morning. The crash happened around 5:30 a.m. at the intersection of Buckeye Trail and NC Highway 50.
According to reports, a 2016 Dodge Charger was traveling northbound on NC 50 when it struck a man in the travel lanes. The victim, who was described as a Hispanic male in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the crash scene. The Johnston County EMS, along with fire crews, responded to the scene. The pedestrian’s name has not been released at this time.

It is not clear at this time if any charges are expected. Anyone with information on the crash should contact the State Highway Patrol at (919) 934-2186.

We extend our condolences to the victim’s family following this pedestrian crash in Johnston County.

North Carolina Pedestrian Accidents  Johnston County, NC - Man Killed in Buckeye Trail Pedestrian Crash

A pedestrian accident can be a very serious event. Pedestrians are extremely vulnerable to being seriously injured when they are involved in crashes. Many pedestrian accidents take place at full speed, leaving the victims fully exposed to the full force of the crash.

If you have a loved one in a North Carolina pedestrian accident, you may have the right to bring a wrongful death claim in North Carolina against the driver. Under North Carolina law, wrongful death suits are typically filed by the victim’s next-of-kin or nearest relative. These suits seek to recover various types of compensation on behalf of your loved one.

North Carolina wrongful death attorney Jason M. Burton has the skills and experience needed to handle the toughest cases. We know you are going through an emotional and difficult time and we want to help. For your free consultation, please give us a call at (833) 623-0042.

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