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Man in wheelchair killed in Hoke hit-and-run

Posted October 31

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— The State Highway Patrol asked the public for help Monday to identify the vehicle in a fatal hit-and-run near Raeford.

Anthony Walker, 43, was in a wheelchair at about 7:30 p.m. last Thursday when he was struck by a northbound vehicle on N.C. Highway 211 near Downer Road in Hoke County, authorities said.

The vehicle left the scene after the collision.

Walker was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville, where he died.

Anyone with information or tips about the case is asked to call the Highway Patrol at 910-944-3629 or the Monroe Highway Patrol Communication Center at 800-572-8765.

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