Kenly, NC (September 27, 2020) – Police are investigating following a fatal hit-and-run accident in Kenly on Friday, September 25th. The incident was reported around 8:16 p.m along North Carolina Highway 222.
The North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of the crash shortly after it took place. According to troopers, a pedestrian was walking near the highway when they were struck by an unidentified vehicle. The vehicle fled the scene just after hitting the pedestrian, leaving behind a broken license plate. The vehicle was also captured on surveillance video as it fled the crash scene.
Rescue workers arrived on the scene and later pronounced the pedestrian dead as a result of his injuries. The identity of the pedestrian has not been released at this time. There is no further information available regarding the suspect.