Man fatally struck by car in Catawba County, troopers say

Man fatally struck by car in Catawba County, troopers say

NEWTON, N.C. — Troopers said a man was fatally struck by a car Wednesday night in Catawba County.

The collision happened around 8:40 p.m. on Emmanuel Church Road near Bush Drive.

Officials said Adam Mullins, 38, was wearing dark clothing and walking with traffic in the northbound lane when he was hit.

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Troopers confirmed he died at the scene.

The driver of the car was not hurt and is not expected to be charged, authorities said.

No other details have been released at this point.

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