An elderly man was hit and killed by a vehicle in Caldwell County Wednesday night, according to officials.
The incident happened around 8 p.m. on Hartland Road in Lenoir.
Troopers say the 88-year-old man was crossing the street to check his mailbox.
When he looked before crossing, he saw one car, but didn’t see a second vehicle in the other lane.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not been released.
Investigators have not said if any charges would be filed.