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UPDATE: Pedestrian hit ran into traffic, driver faces no charges


NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) -- A pedestrian who was hit by a car on Carolina Beach Road in Monkey Junction Tuesday night was reportedly impaired when he ran into traffic.

According to troopers, the driver will not face any charges in the accident.

Trooper Lewis tells us as the vehicle was traveling on Carolina Beach Rd., a man ran across the lanes and into traffic. That's when the man on foot was struck in the middle of the road.

The driver was not injured, but troopers on the scene said the pedestrian suffered from physical injuries, though they did not seem to be life threatening.

The man hit was taken to hospital, but there is no word yet on his identity, or on his condition.

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