A pedestrian was struck by a car and killed on New Year’s Eve near Shallotte.
According to N.C. State Highway Patrol 1st Sgt. A. E. Morris, around 6 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 31, Julius Drake Lewis, 53, of Shell Landing Road, Supply, was killed after he was hit by a vehicle driven by Steven Paul Stepka, of Shallotte, near the intersection of Gray Bridge and Tar Landing roads.
No charges have been field, Morris said. Morris said alcohol did not appear to be a contributing factor for the driver.