Man hit and killed Sunday

Nov. 05, 2013 @ 05:02 PM

On Nov. 3, Monroe police responded to an incident involving a pedestrian struck by a vehicle on Charlotte Avenue.

Around 9:30 p.m., Kenneth Lee Blakeney, 36, of Monroe, was driving a 1998 Ford Expedition west on Charlotte Avenue near Over Hill Drive when he struck Jack Wayne Zimmerman, III, 26, of 418 Buford Shortcut Road, Monroe, according to a City of Monroe statement.

Zimmerman was walking east along the fog line in the westbound lane of Charlotte Avenue and jumped in front of the Expedition as Blakeney drove by. Zimmerman was pronounced dead en-route to the hospital. As of Monday afternoon, no charges had been filed, according to the statement.