State troopers say a Johnston County man was driving under the influence and had no driver’s license when his car hit and killed a pedestrian early Friday north of Benson.
Forrest Louis Williams, 53, died in the collision that happened while Williams was walking on Federal Road, near Elevation Road, shortly before 4 a.m., according to information from the State Highway Patrol.
Williams lived on Elevation Road, troopers said.
Troopers arrested Thelbert Gene Byrd, 49, of Raleigh Road in Benson.
The investigation is continuing, troopers said.