Kenyan Woman hit, killed in Raleigh North Carolina


RALEIGH, N.C. :Raleigh Police are investigating a fatal accident involving a pedestrian at Capital Boulevard and Trawick Road.

Police identified the woman Thursday afternoon as 64-year-old Cornelia Olero Amissah.

Police said the incident happened just before 7 a.m. Officers believe she was struck by multiple vehicles, and only one of those remained on the scene. Police urged anyone with any information to call (919) 834-HELP.

All lanes northbound on Capital Boulevard near Trawick Road were blocked as officers investigated the accident but it was reopened around 9:30 a.m. Thursday.


Death Announcement-Cornelia Olero Ogogo of Raleigh, North Carolina

It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden demise of Cornelia Olero Ogogo which occurred after being struck and killed by a vehicle on Capital Blvd in Raleigh NC on 03/20/2014.

She was the mother to Brian Abajah, Thomas Abajah & Maureen Abajah.

The funeral is scheduled for 04/12/2014 in Sakwa Bondo, Kenya.

Those who wish to help with the cost of sending Cornelia back home and with the funeral can make their donations at


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