According to published reports, 52-year-old Gary Lunsford of Granite Falls was struck and killed by a car at about 9:30 or ten o’clock last night (May 22) in Caldwell County.
The accident occurred on a dark stretch of roadway at Baker Circle and Highway 321-A. Mr. Lunsford, who was wearing dark clothes, was in the roadway when he was hit. The North Carolina State Highway Patrol says another vehicle narrowly avoided hitting Lunsford prior to the fatal collision.
No charges were filed against the driver.