Pedestrian hit and killed on Highway 17 in Hampstead


HAMPSTEAD, NC (WWAY) — A pedestrian was hit and killed after he walked in front of a car on Highway 17 in Hampstead Monday night.

Highway Patrol says Phillip Lorusso, 61, of Hampstead, was hit around 8:30 p.m. Lorusso was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center, where he later died.

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Troopers say the driver of the car will not be charged.