Michael Squire Death – The police department in Hickory reported that a pedestrian was fatally hit while crossing the road on Wednesday night. The deceased individual has been identified as Michael Squire, aged 56. The incident occurred at approximately 6:40 p.m. near the intersection of Catawba Valley Boulevard Southeast and 21st Street Southeast.
According to the authorities, Squire was attempting to cross the road when a westbound Cadillac SRX struck him. The driver of the vehicle immediately contacted 911 to report the collision. Despite the prompt response from Catawba County EMS, Squire was pronounced dead at the scene.
As of Thursday, January 11, the incident is still under investigation and no charges have been filed.