MONROE, N.C. -- A man was hit and killed in Monroe Sunday night.

Monroe police said a man was driving his 1998 Ford Expedition west on Charlotte Avenue near Over Hill Drive when he struck a pedestrian around 9:30 p.m.

The pedestrian, 26-year-old Jack Wayne Zimmerman III, was walking east along the fog line in the westbound lane on Charlotte Avenue.

Police said as the driver was heading down the road when Zimmerman jumped in front of the vehicle.

Zimmerman died on the way to the hospital. No charges have been filed.

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