Officials: Moyock man killed in hit and run

Posted at 10:53 AM, Jun 25, 2012
and last updated 2012-06-25 10:56:35-04

According to North Carolina Highway Patrol officials, police are investigating after they say a 20-year-old man was killed Saturday morning in a hit and run accident.

The accident happened on Puddin Ridge Road, State Road 1216.

Officials say the man suffered injuries to the head, and died at the scene.

He was struck approximately 10 minutes before his body was found by a resident that was backing out of their driveway.

Police and rescue received a call around 5:30 a.m.

Police say the man appeared to be crossing the street toward Quail Run when he was hit by an unknown vehicle.