WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — A man was hit and killed in Winston-Salem on Friday night, according to the Winston-Salem Police Department.
Around 8:41 p.m. officers got a call about a crash at Peters Creek Parkway near Clemmonsville Road. The call reported a crash with injuries involving a pedestrian.
At the scene, officers found the victim lying in the median of the roadway.
Investigators say that Joel Michael Pack, 42, was walking to the east across the southbound lanes of Peters Creek Parkway when he was struck by a Ford Explorer.
He was pronounced dead on scene by Forsyth County EMS.
Police say that the area that Pack attempted to cross was not a designated crosswalk.
Officers do not believe speed or alcohol were factors.
The driver stayed on the scene and cooperated with the investigation.
The WSPD’s Traffic Enforcement Unit responded to the scene and is in charge of the investigation.
There is no further information available at this time.
Anyone with any information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Winston-Salem Police Department at (336) 773-7700, Crime Stoppers at (336) 727-2800, or En Espanol (336) 728-3904. You can also view “Crime Stoppers of Winston-Salem Forsyth County” on Facebook.
A Crime Stoppers Tip Form can also be located online. Information provided to Crime Stoppers may be provided anonymously.
The Text-A-Tip Program can be reached at (336) 276-1717 and allows you to text tips, photos, and videos to the Winston-Salem Police Department. Please note that such text tips may not be made anonymously.