Pedestrian struck and killed on U.S. 401

tmcdonald@newsobserver.comNovember 30, 2011 

— Police in Garner and the North Carolina Highway Patrol have determined the identity of a pedestrian who was struck and killed by a van last night on U.S. 401.

Police identified Calvin John Spencer Jr., 51, of 6420 Malibu Dr., Raleigh as the pedestrian.

The Highway Patrol reported that the accident occurred at about 6:30 p.m. in the southbound lanes of U.S. 401, near the intersection of Ten Ten Road, just north of Garner.

A Highway Patrol press release last night stated that a white, 2003 Ford van was traveling south on U.S. 401 when it struck and killed Spencer.

The driver of the van, Fausto Cabeza, 42, of Fuquay Varina, has not been charged, the patrol reported.

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