Police: Pedestrian Failed To Yield In Car Accident

5:09 PM, Nov 24, 2012   |    comments
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Burlington, NC -- A 53-year-old pedestrian was airlifted to a hospital Friday night after a car accident in Burlington, police say.

Officers responded to the corner of Rauhut and Hatch Streets at 7 p.m. When they arrived, they found the victim, Carlton Crutchfield, had been hit by a car.

Investigators determined Micah Jasper, 28, was driving a 1999 Chrysler on Rauhut Street. Crutchfield was walking across Rauhut without yielding to oncoming traffic when Jasper hit him with his car.

A helicopter crew transported Crutchfield to UNC Hospitals.

Jasper was not injured.

Police are asking anyone who saw the wreck to call the department at 336-229-3500 or Crime Stoppers at 336-229-7100.


Burlington Police

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