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Pedestrian killed while walking on Glenwood Ave., police say

May 27, 2019 GMT

A pedestrian was killed after the victim was struck Saturday evening while walking on Glenwood Avenue, prompting police to close down the busy roadway while they investigated the crash.

Brandi Roxanne Mantooth, of Concord, died after she was hit by a small sedan around 10 p.m. at Glenwood Avenue and Marvino Lane, according to the police report. The incident occurred right in front of Atlantic Spas & Billiard, located at 8721 Glenwood Avenue.

The driver of the car was identified as Wesley Marquis Rhodes, of Wilson. It was not immediately clear if Rhodes would be charged in connection with the crash.


Police closed all inbound lanes of Glenwood Avenue at Ebenezer Church Road while they investigated the crash. The road reopened overnight.

Video from the scene showed a small white Ford with a crumpled front end and yellow crime scene tape around it.