Pedestrian dies after being hit by car in downtown Raleigh; driver charged, police say

Wake County News

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – A man died after being hit by a car while crossing the street Wednesday afternoon in Raleigh, police said.

Rosa McLean

The crash happened around 4:05 p.m. along the 200 block of S. Wilmington Street. The pedestrian, identified as Gary Presnell, was crossing in a marked mid-block sidewalk when he was hit by a car driven by Rosa McLean, according to the crash report.

McLean stayed at the scene. She was charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle, records show.

S. Wilmington Street was closed between Martin and Hargett streets as police investigated.

No further information was released by police.

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