Troopers investigate death of pedestrian

Jan. 12, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Highway Patrol officials say a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle in rural Lee County Friday night.

Troopers responded to an incident just before 9 p.m. Friday on Post Office Road, near the intersection with Lower Moncure Road, and officials confirmed on Saturday that they are conducting an investigation into the traffic death of a pedestrian.

Further information was unavailable on Saturday. The trooper investigating the death could not be contacted, and other Highway Patrol officials said he was the only one who could provide updates on the case.