ST. PAULS — A 37-year-old St. Pauls woman was killed Friday when she was struck by a SUV while walking on U.S. 301, according to the state Highway Patrol.
Annie Marie Oxendine, of 122 Decker Road, was walking about 2.3 miles south of St. Pauls at 10:45 p.m. when she crossed the road “directly in the path of” the southbound 2003 Chevrolet SUV, Sgt. Daniel Hilburn said. She was thrown from the road and died immediately.
The driver of the SUV, Eartle Oxendine, 65, of 543 Bucket Road, Lumberton, and his two passengers, Sharon Oxendine, 58, and Melba Brewer, 74, of the same address, weren’t injured, according to the report by Trooper S.C. Hunt.
The SUV was traveling 50 mph in the 55-mph zone, according to the report. No charges are being filed against the driver, according to Hilburn.