GASTONIA, N.C. -- Early Thursday morning, a Gastonia man was killed in a traffic accident.

About 10 minutes before 6, Gastonia Police responded to the intersection of Bessemer City and Oates Roads.

Police say a Dallas woman was on her way to work, traveling southbound on Bessemer City Road, when she struck a pedestrian while slowing down into to middle turn lane.

Carl William Hudson, 61, of Gastonia, was taken to CaroMont Regional Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries.

Police say Hudson was returning home from a convenience store at the time of the incident.

The woman didn't see Hudson, according to police.

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