NC man hit by car, killed while pushing his SUV

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by The Associated Press

WCNC.com

Posted on December 12, 2012 at 8:33 PM

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- A 48-year-old Fayetteville man is dead after being struck by a car while he was pushing his own stalled vehicle on McArthur Road, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol. 

The Fayetteville Observer reports (http://bit.ly/TVkrw6 ) 48-year-old Michael Keith Malabre was pushing his 1995 Ford SUV early Wednesday morning when he was struck from behind by a 2013 Hyundai.  

Sgt. Jake Katzenberger said 31-year-old Bennie Laron Campbell of Fayetteville was charged with driving under the influence, His status wasn't immediately available Wednesday afternoon. 

Katzenberger said police are also looking for a woman who a witness said had been steering the SUV. He said the woman left the scene after the accident, and authorities would like to speak with her if she comes forward.

 

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