Man identified after being hit, killed by car in Rolesville

Wake County News

ROLESVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — Authorities Saturday identified the victim after a pedestrian was hit and killed by a car in Rolesville Friday night.

The incident was reported just after 8:15 p.m. in the 600 block of South Main Street, Rolesville police said in a Saturday news release.

The wreck happened as a 2015 Toyota Camry was traveling south on South Main Street, the news release said.

“The pedestrian was on the west side of South Main Street, walking in the roadway and was struck by the Camry,” according to the news release.

The victim, John Henry Landis Jr., 75, of Rolesville was taken to WakeMed, where he later died, police said.

“Weather conditions were not a contributing factor to this crash. The driver of the vehicle cooperated with the investigation and no charges were filed,” the news release said.

South Main Street was closed for several hours after the crash.

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