Gastonia police are investigating an early morning accident that killed a Gastonia man.
The accident occurred at 5:51 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of Bessemer City Road and Oates Road.
Shelia Brown, 56, of 1415 Gaston Way, Dallas, was on her way to work, driving a 2002 Kia Sportage.
She was driving south on Bessemer City Road and was slowing in the middle turning lane when she hit a pedestrian, Carl William Hudson, 61, of 2772 Bessemer City Road, Gastonia, according to police.
Hudson was taken to CaroMont Regional Medical Center where he died in the emergency room from injuries. Hudson had walked to a convenience store and was on his way home when the accident occurred. Brown told police she did not see him.
Gastonia Police Department's Traffic Bureau is investigating.