Crime & Courts

Report: Teen struck in road committed suicide

A teenager struck by three vehicles and killed on a Gaston County road last fall committed suicide, according to a Medical Examiner’s report. Julie Coleman, 18, of Bessemer City had walked onto Dallas-Cherryville Highway near Costner Elementary School in Gaston County on Nov. 18, authorities said.

No one was charged in connection with the incident, but questions have lingered about the cause. Cleve R. Wootson, Jr.

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