This Infamous Ghost In North Carolina Might Try And Hitch A Ride On A Dark Night

Every state seems to have their own legend about the phantom hitchhiker, yet North Carolina’s is more fact than fiction. Several people report encountering the phantom hitchhiker who will gladly hop in your car on a dark and rainy night outside of Jamestown.

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If you think it’s all a bunch of hoo-ha, there’s been plenty of people who have experienced Lydia and the mysterious phantom hitchhiker. To hear local stories, watch this video by Alex Nelson below – you’ll get chills!

I certainly believe this ghost story; Lydia is indeed one of North Carolina’s most famous ghosts!

Have you heard this story or encountered Lydia yourself? For more haunted destinations in North Carolina, read about these terrifying haunted bridges.