N.C. police car hits, kills Lambsburg man

Staff Report

MOUNT AIRY, N.C. – A Carroll County man died on Nov. 21 after he was struck by a

North Carolina Highway Patrol vehicle on I-74.

The victim has been identified as Romie Clark Bobbitt, 78, of Lambsburg.

The accident occurred around 6 p.m. in Surry County, N.C., near Mount Airy and about three-quarters of a mile from N.C. 89.

According to reports from media outlets in North Carolina, Bobbitt was apparently driving a car eastbound on 74 when he was sideswiped by another vehicle.