Car hits, kills elderly woman in Edgecombe County

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TARBORO, N.C. (WNCT) – Lillie Parker Sherrod, 71, is dead after a car hit and killed her in her yard at approximately 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

State Highway Patrol said it happened in the 3300 block of N.C. 111, about 2.6 miles north of Pinetops.

A 2010 Ford Focus SUV was driving south on NC 111 when it crossed the center line, hit a mailbox and then a woman, who was mowing her lawn.

There’s no word on charges at the current time.

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