Pedestrian hit and killed on Oleander Drive

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY)– According to Linda Thompson from the Wilmington Police Department, a call came in for a crash around 9:23 Saturday night in the 5800 block of Oleander Drive.

Thompson says that a female was crossing the street when she was struck by a vehicle.

The victim was transported to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The name of the victim is being withheld until the family is notified.

No charges in the accident have been filed at this time.

The westbound lanes of Oleander drive were closed during the investigation. The lanes reopened as of 11:29 Saturday night.

The investigation is still on going.

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