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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The accident yesterday involving a Winston-Salem sanitation worker being struck has been determined to be the result of pedestrian error.

The worker, identified as 59-year-old Alexander Bell, of Winston-Salem, was struck on Darwick Road about 10:30 a.m. He was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

Police say that the driver of the SUV that struck Bell, Carol Black Snyder, also of Winston-Salem, told police she saw the garbage truck, but did not see Bell in time to stop.

Snyder has not been charged.