18 wheeler hits, kills pedestrian in Durham; road closed as police investigate

Durham County News

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – Traffic along a major road in Durham is closed Thursday afternoon as police investigate after a person was hit and killed by an 18 wheeler.

Police said the fatal crash happened just after 2:20 p.m. near the intersection of Avondale Drive and Alcott Street. Avondale Drive is closed in both directions between Camden and E. Markham avenues, police said.

Police did not have any information on the pedestrian who died.

This story will be updated as more information is released.

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