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Pedestrian killed in accident

Joseph Larry Brite died Thursday night after being hit by a car on Carolina Beach Road in front of the Cavalry Chapel. Joseph Larry Brite died Thursday night after being hit by a car on Carolina Beach Road in front of the Cavalry Chapel.

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – A man died Thursday night after being hit by a car on Carolina Beach Road in front of the Calvary Chapel.

According to Lucy Crockett with the Wilmington Police Department, Joseph Larry Brite, 57, was walking across Carolina Beach Road when another man, who was just leaving work, hit him with his GMC truck.

The driver, who has not been named, said he tried to stop, but he did not have time to hit his brakes.

Brite was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

The investigation is ongoing, but so far there are no charges against the driver.

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