Pedestrian Dies After Being Hit By Car; Driver Charged DWI: Police

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- A 36-year-old High Point man died after he was hit by a car on West Market Street early Friday morning. 

The accident happened on W. Market Street near Norwalk Street around 3 a.m. 

Police say Stacy Lee Simpson, Jr. was in the roadway when he was hit by a car. Simpson was taken to the hospital where he later died from his injuries. 

The driver, Jimmy Dwight Weeks III, was charged with Driving While Impaired, Failing to Reduce Speed to Avoid a Collision, and Felony Death by Motor Vehicle. 

Weeks is in the Guilford County Jail under a $50,000 secured bond. 

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