A pedestrian was killed while crossing Springs Road in Hickory Saturday night (October 30). 61-year Ricky Allen Kees of Hickory was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of 16th Street and 10th Avenue N.E. The accident was reported shortly after 8 p.m.
According to Hickory Police reports, the female driver could not see Kees crossing the road. He was wearing dark clothing. The driver has not been charged.[Story courtesy of Rick Gilbert, WACB] [edited to correct Mr. Kees’ last name]