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Pedestrian Struck And Killed In Burke County

Pedestrian Struck And Killed In Burke County

A Hickory man was killed after being struck by a vehicle while walking along a Burke County roadway. The incident occurred Monday (September 27) shortly after 5 a.m. 41-year old Eric Lee Teague was walking near the intersection of Warlicks Church Road and Wilson Road in Connelly Springs when he was hit by a pickup truck. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The North Carolina State Highway Patrol says the driver of the truck will not likely face charges.

[Story courtesy of Rick Gilbert, WACB]