MARION, NC (WSPA) – A pedestrian died after she was hit by a car Wednesday night in Marion.
According to the Marion Police Department, the crash happened just after 9:30pm on East Court Street near Yancey Street.
Officers said 45-year-old Catherine Renn was walking in the roadway when she was hit by a Jeep. Renn died from her injuries in the crash while the driver of the Jeep was not hurt.
Marion Police said Renn was wearing dark clothing and that heavy rain was a contributing factor in the crash.
McDowell County EMS, McDowell County Rescue Squad, and the Marion Fire Department also responded to the crash.