Pedestrian dies after being struck by a vehicle

Posted by Debra Worley - email

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - A man died Thursday night after his car broke down near MLK Parkway in Wilmington.

According to Highway Patrol, 24-year-old Christopher Allen Stephen may have been drunk when he was hit near the Burgaw exit around 8:30 pm.

Officials with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office said a woman called 911 and said her car hit the man when she didn't see him standing in the road.

No charges have been filed at this time.

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