Police release vehicle pictures in fatal hit and run, seek public help finding suspects

Posted at 7:03 AM, Aug 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-17 12:06:49-04

UPDATE: Police have arrested two people in connection with this incident. Click here for the latest.

DARE COUNTY, N.C. –  A fatal hit and run crash is under investigation in Nags Head.

The incident occurred on South Croatan Highway near 8th Street around 3 a.m. Monday morning.

The vehicle suspected to be involved in the crash has been found, however police are asking for public help with identifying any occupants that may have been in the van at the time of the incident.

They also are seeking information about where the occupants and vehicle were prior to the incident.

A moped was traveling southbound around 3 a.m. when he was hit by a vehicle heading in the same direction. The vehicle driver did not stop and left the scene.

Nags Head Police responded to the scene to find a moped driver who had been hit by a vehicle. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim has been identified as 59-year-old, Jene-Paul Lemieux.

The incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Nags Head Police Department at 252-441-6386.
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