Man hit on Interstate 40 in Cary

Friday, September 20, 2013

A pedestrian was hit one mile west of the Harrison Avenue exit on Interstate 40 Friday afternoon.

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It happened about 2 p.m. Friday.

Troopers say a David Stallings was driving a heavy duty pickup truck hauling equipment when a piece fell into the eastbound lanes. They say Stallings got out to pick it up and was hit by a car.

Stallings was knocked over the guard rail.

Troopers say Stallings was conscious when he was taken to Duke Hospital where he underwent surgery for non-life threatening, but severe injuries to his legs.

The driver that struck Stallings charged with lane violations.

Stallings was charged with failure to secure a load.

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