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Durham man charged in hit-and-run that killed 72-year-old

Posted April 26
Updated April 27

Justin Roger Poindexter, 38, of Durham was arrested Wednesday night and charged with felony hit and run in connection with the incident.
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— A 72-year-old man died late Tuesday night in a hit-and-run crash in Durham.

Phillip Shaw, of Durham, was hit around 11:20 p.m. in the 3700 block of Fayetteville Street, according to Durham police. The crash happened in front of the Caroco gas station.

Justin Roger Poindexter, 38, of Durham was arrested Wednesday night and charged with felony hit and run in connection with the incident.

Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.

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