Identity of pedestrian killed in Greensboro released

Piedmont Triad News

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) – A man has died after being hit by a car.

According to police, just after 9 p.m. Tuesday, Johnny Baskins, 50, of Belews Creek, was hit while crossing Battleground Avenue in the area of Old Battleground Road.

Battleground Avenue was closed between Old Battleground Road and Owls Roost Road for several hours.

Baskins died as a result of the crash. The driver of the vehicle was not impaired.

The investigation is ongoing.

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