Pedestrian hit and killed in Whiteville

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WHITEVILLE, NC (WWAY) — A Bladenboro man trying to cross a street in Whiteville was hit and killed, according to a news release from Whiteville Police Department.

The crash happened on Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of J.K. Powell Boulevard and Virgil Street.

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Police say the pedestrian, Howard Patt Williams, 59, was trying to cross J.K. Powell Boulevard when he was hit by a vehicle heading south.

That driver, James Holloman, 76, of Whiteville, has not been charged at this time.