Pedestrian hit by car, killed on Buffaloe Road in Raleigh

Wake County News


RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Raleigh police are investigating a deadly incident involving a pedestrian Sunday night.

The incident was reported around 7:10 p.m. along Buffaloe Road between Valley Stream Drive and North New Hope Road.

A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle and one person died, police said.

The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene after the crash, according to officers.

Buffaloe Road was down to one lane in the area. Old Coach Road was also closed while police investigated.

Both roads reopened around 10 p.m.

Police identified the pedestrian on Monday morning as Raleigh resident Clevon Khayribe Long. According to a Raleigh police wreck report, Long was crossing Buffaloe Road on foot while the driver was traveling straight on Buffaloe Road. Long “ran into the path of” the vehicle and was hit. The report noted that it was raining at the time of the collision and Long was wearing dark clothing.

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