Police Release Name of Pedestrian Killed

By: Mike Waterhouse Email
By: Mike Waterhouse Email

Deputies have released the name of a man killed Friday night after walking into traffic on Route 60.

The Kanawha County Sheriff's Department says William Ferris, 48 of Sissonville, died when he walked into the west bound lane of Route 60 at about 10pm.

Investigators say the driver of the car swerved to miss hitting Ferris, but was unable to avoid hitting him.

Ferris was pronounced dead at the scene.

Deputies do not expect to file charges in the case.

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