Durham pedestrian dies in University Drive accident

From staff reportsMarch 11, 2013 

— A pedestrian walking down University Drive was struck and killed Sunday night, according to Durham police.

Daniel Leon Lauray Jr., 59, of Durham was walking in the road when he was hit by a Jeep. Lauray was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Jeep and a passenger were uninjured. Police are still investigating the accident but say no charges are pending.

The crash took place on University Drive near Forest Hills Boulevard just after 9 p.m., police said. Police closed University Drive between Forest Hills Boulevard and Vickers Avenue.

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