WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – The Wilmington Police Department said a woman was struck and killed by a vehicle while walking along Market Street Thursday night.
According to a news release, police responded the 5000 block of Market Street near New Centre Drive just after 9 p.m. in reference to a vehicle crash involving a pedestrian.
The victim, 36-year-old Erieka Denise Lambreth, was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center where she later died from her injuries.
WPD investigators do not suspect impairment on the part of the driver and no charges have been filed.
“The Wilmington Police Department extends their deepest sympathy to the friends and family of Ms. Lambreth,” the release stated.
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