A Wilkes County man was struck and killed by a vehicle while pushing a mower across a roadway Wednesday evening.
According the North Carolina Highway Patrol, 60 year old Steven Travis Harris was pushing a mower across Green Acres Road in the Millers Creek Community. Harris was reported dead on the scene. 21 year old Elena Breann Thompson of Millers Creek was operating a SUV and struck Harris. Thompson is charged with multiple offenses including felony death by vehicle, driving while impaired, and failure to report an accident. According the NCHP, she was placed in the Wilkes County Jail under a $25,000 secured bond.