Lexington, NC – Pedestrian Killed in Tractor-Trailer Crash on US 52

Lexington, NC (June 30, 2020) – A Lexington pedestrian was killed after being hit by a tractor-trailer on US 52 in Davidson County. The crash happened just before 5:30 a.m. near mile marker 95.

According to the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office and Highway Patrol Troopers, the unidentified man was walking in the southbound lanes of travel when he was struck by the tractor-trailer. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The left lane remained closed while authorities investigated. No additional injuries were reported.

An investigation is ongoing.

Our condolences go out to the victim’s family following this tragic crash on US 52.

North Carolina Pedestrian Accidents  Lexington, NC - Pedestrian Killed in Tractor-Trailer Crash on US 52

A North Carolina pedestrian accident can result in life-altering consequences. Unfortunately, many of these crashes also result in the death of the pedestrian. A pedestrian who is struck by a large vehicle such as a tractor-trailer stands very little chance of emerging unscathed from the crash.

Pedestrian crashes frequently occur at times when visibility is poor, such as nighttime or early-morning hours. Drivers at these times of day may not be paying attention or may have a difficult time seeing a pedestrian in the roadway. This can cause a disastrous crash to take place.

If you or a loved one have been affected by a pedestrian crash in our state, North Carolina personal injury attorney Jason M. Burton is here to help. With a successful track record of serving North Carolinians in all types of injury cases, Mr. Burton is ready to help protect your valuable legal rights.

For your free consultation with a member of our team, please give us a call at (833) 623-0042.

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Disclaimer: Our team of personal injury lawyers at Burton Law Firm has taken pride in being active members of our local business community for more than 8 years. We are always striving to improve the quality of life for our community members and improve the overall safety and well being of all North Carolinians. We hope that by providing this information about the dangers of driving that we will bring added awareness and drivers will use increased caution when operating a motor vehicle. Our thoughts are with everyone who may have been affected by this incident. This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post should be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos in this post are not a depiction of the actual accident scene.

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