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Officials release name of pedestrian killed on Market Street

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Authorities have released the name of a pedestrian that was killed in Wilmington last week. Authorities have released the name of a pedestrian that was killed in Wilmington last week.
According to police, John M Harkinson, 53 of Connecticut, was crossing Market Street , near Kerr Avenue, when he was hit by a minivan. According to police, John M Harkinson, 53 of Connecticut, was crossing Market Street , near Kerr Avenue, when he was hit by a minivan.

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Authorities have released the name of a pedestrian that was killed in Wilmington last week.

According to police, John M Harkinson, 53 of Connecticut, was crossing Market Street , near Kerr Avenue, when he was hit by a minivan.

Police said Harkinson was pinned under the van and was pronounced dead on the scene.

Police believe weather was a contributing factor. No word yet on if charges will be filed.

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