Police arrest man in connection to fatal hit & run in Pasquotank County

Posted at 1:40 PM, Jul 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-05 14:53:54-04

PASQUOTANK COUNTY, N.C. - Police have arrested a man after a pedestrian was fatally struck Friday evening.

North Carolina Highway Patrol says around 9:20 p.m., a vehicle was traveling southbound on West Main Street Extension and struck a pedestrian also walking southbound.

The female pedestrian died as a result of her injuries.

According to officials, the vehicle fled the scene prior to N.C. Highway Patrol arrival.

The suspect vehicle has now been located leading to the arrest of one man, 37-year-old Donte Harris.

He was the driver of a 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee, police say.