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Woman dies after car hits her while crossing Carolina Beach Road

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NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) -

A woman died while trying to cross Carolina Beach Road early Sunday morning, according to Highway Patrol Troopers.

Troopers say Kathy Jo Battles died at the scene. She was 50 years old.

According to troopers, Battles was crossing the road around 2 a.m. and was in the right lane when an SUV hit her. 

Officials say the driver of the car will not be charged because according to their investigation the pedestrian was at fault.

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