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(September 2019) The N.C. State Highway Patrol says that a man has been killed on Highway 24 in Newport NC near Gull Harbor.
State police say that Clifton Lawrence, 60 of Newport pulled his car to the side of the road after it became disabled and walked across Hwy 24 when he was struck and killed by a car.
Morehead City and Newport fire and rescue responded to the scene where CPR was done unsuccessfully. Mr. Lawrence was pronounced dead at the scene and transported to Carteret Health Care.
Troopers say that the driver of the car was not charged in this accident.