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Pedestrian dies after SUV crash

A man was struck and killed as he was trying to cross a roadway Tuesday morning in Cherryville.

Robert Douglas Kaylor, 59, of North Drive in Cherryville, was struck by a sports utility vehicle at the intersection of West Church Street and Delview Road, authorities said.

Kaylor stepped into the vehicle’s lane of travel as it was approaching the intersection, police noted.

While the driver, whose name has not been released at this time, sustained no injuries in the incident, he was taken to an area hospital after authorities said he was visibly “upset.”

He has also yet to be charged in the incident.

Cherryville Police Det. Mike Allred, Sr. revealed that his agency and the North Carolina State Highway Patrol are conducting an ongoing investigation into the fatal collision.

JENNA-LEY HARRISON, Staff Writer

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