No charges after man hit by vehicle

Published 1:55 pm Thursday, March 19, 2015

A Mocksville man was taken to Baptist Medical Center after being struck by a car on US 601 near Squire Boone Plaza on March 5.

Samuel Douglas Atwell, 24, of NC 801 S., was wearing dark clothing when he darted across the road and in front of a vehicle, reported Mocksville Police Officer S.M. Greene.

The driver of the vehicle, Sharron Hine Marthinuss, 69, of Staya Way, Mocksville, was not charged. She was driving an estimated 30 mph in the 40 mph zone when the 2001 Jeep struck Atwell, Greene reported.

Atwell was knocked an estimated 16 feet, landing on a grassy area beside the road.