WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police have identified the man who was struck and killed on Carolina Beach Road late last night. It happened around 11:15 p.m. in the 2500 block.
Police say Joseph Larry Brite, 57, walked into the path of an oncoming car. The driver told officers he tried to stop, but didn’t have time to brake before hitting the man.
Even though the investigation is still underway, police say so far nothing has indicated the driver is at fault.
Police say Brite did not have a local address.