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Brunswick Co. man dies after being hit by a car

Posted by Debra Worley - email

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) - A Brunswick County man died after being struck by a vehicle on a rural road.

52-year-old Jodie Ruff of Supply was hit early Saturday morning along Road 1139, about three miles west of Holden Beach.

According to state trooper Sgt. Troy Pope, Ruff was walking in the road intoxicated.  The driver, Lena Beaver, tried swerving but her rear tire struck Ruff.

She stopped at the scene and no charges will be filed.

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