GASTONIA, N.C. -- Police in Gastonia say a man was hit twice while trying to cross the street.

It happened on East Long Avenue near Broad Street.

Neither driver stopped to help 53-year-old John Wayne King.

He was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries around 8 p.m.

Police say the driver of a white SUV hit him first, and then a witness saw a small sedan strike him a second time.

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