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.
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The investigation is continuing, troopers said.