A man is in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle in Newton Thursday morning.
Newton police say around 6:09 a.m., the man, who was identified as 58-year-old Randy Dale Benfield, was attempting to cross US 321 near NC 10 Highway when he was struck by a Chevrolet Impala.
Benfield was attempting to get from Burger King to a Circle K across the street.
Police say the lighting conditions were low and the driver likely didn't see Benfield.
Benfield was treated on scene before being flown to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte in critical condition.