Institute man killed in pedestrian accident

58-year old Charles White of Institute was killed Thursday morning when he was hit by a truck along West Virgina 25. The Kanawha County Sheriff's Dept. says White was walking along the road near the Go-Mart at about 7:45 a.m. yesterday when he stepped into the path of a tractor-trailer. Witnesses said the driver could not have avoided hitting White, according to the sheriff's department. The accident is still under investigation. White was taken to Thomas Memorial Hospital in South Charleston, where he was pronounced dead.