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Pedestrian killed when he walks in front of car on Chapel Hill Road


A pedestrian was killed in Burlington Thursday when he walked in front of a car on Chapel Hill Road.

Burlington’s Police Department reports that the accident occurred about 5:30 on Thursday afternoon at the intersection of Chapel Hill Road and Tucker Street.

A 22-year-old female driver from Gibsonville (unidentified in the Saturday, September 3 police news release on the accident) was driving a 2016 Toyota Corolla west on Chapel Hill Road.

As she approached what police say was a “steady green light” at the intersection, a man “entered her lane of travel on foot causing the collision.”

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Killed was Nathaniel Navarro, a 22-year-old male of Burlington.

According to police, “preliminary investigation indicates that neither speed nor impairment was a factor.  This investigation is ongoing.”

          The Burlington Police Department is seeking anyone with additional information about the accident to contact the Burlington Police Department at (336) 229-3500. For anonymous methods, call Alamance County-Wide Crimestoppers at (336) 229-7100 or by using the mobile app P3 Tips. Tips provided through Crimestoppers may be eligible for cash rewards.

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