Troopers in Onslow County are investigating why a man walked out in front of traffic.
Highway Patrol says it happened around 6:15 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 21st.
They say Julio Martinez, 33, walked out in front of traffic on Haws Run Road, near King Road. He was hit by a vehicle and died.
The driver of the vehicle will not be charged.
An autopsy on Martinez is scheduled to learn more about what might have led to the incident.