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NC trooper kills pedestrian in Elizabeth City

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HOLLY RIDGE, NC (AP) -- A North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper
has struck and killed a pedestrian walking in the road.

Authorities told the Daily Advance of Elizabeth City reports
that Trooper D.M. Banks hit 25-year-old Bradley Keith Carie of
Elizabeth City around 3 a.m. Sunday as Carie was walking in the
middle of the left southbound lane on U.S. Highway 17 Bypass.

Highway Patrol spokesman Sgt. Jorge Brewer says Carie was struck
from behind. The trooper did not suffer any injuries and remains on
duty.

Brewer says the incident remains under investigation.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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