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Pedestrian Killed By Car On Independence Blvd

One person was killed last night after being struck by a car along Independence Boulevard. Police say 70-year-old John Wylie was walking along the shoulder of the road when the the car drifted and struck him. He was pronounced dead on scene.  

35-year-old Johnny McCorbin was charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle. McCorbin was taken to Carolinas Medical Center and treated for minor injuries.

CMPD says drug or alcohol use was not a factor in the incident, but that excessive speed may be a factor.

McCorbin’s bond is set at $12,500.