For Immediate Release: May 11, 2020
Durham Police Investigate Fatal Traffic Crash
Durham police are investigating a fatal traffic crash involving a pedestrian that happened late last night on Rochelle Street.
The crash happened around 10 p.m. when the front bumper of a car traveling west on Rochelle Street struck a pedestrian. The pedestrian, whose name is not being released at this time, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was not injured.
The crash occurred in a dark section of Rochelle Street between North Woodcrest Street and Salvone Court. Investigators said neither speed nor impairment appeared to be factors in the crash.
No charges have been filed and the investigation is ongoing.