Troopers: Elderly man hit, killed by vehicle in Caldwell County

Published: Dec. 18, 2014 at 1:39 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 17, 2015 at 1:39 AM EST
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CALDWELL COUNTY, NC (WBTV ) - An elderly man was hit and killed by a vehicle in Caldwell County Wednesday night, according to officials.

The incident happened just after 6 p.m. on Hartland Road in Lenoir.

Troopers say 88-year-old Ceivel Greene was crossing the street to check his mailbox. They say when he looked both directions before crossing the street he saw one car heading north towards him, but did not see an SUV that they say was heading south.

Witnesses said that Greene walked right in front of the SUV and was struck. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators say no charges will be filed against the driver.

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