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Man killed in Goldsboro hit-and-run; authorities searching for suspect

Posted September 26, 2016

— Goldsboro police are searching for a suspect after a man was killed in a hit-and-run Saturday evening.

Around 11:30 p.m., officers with the Goldsboro Police Department responded to a crash involving a pedestrian near America's Best Value Inn on US-70.

At the scene, they determined that Windom Levi Elliot, 39, of Arizona, was struck by a pick-up truck while walking along the road. Elliot died as a result of his injuries.

Authorities are searching for the driver, who fled the scene before police arrived.

Investigators say the suspect could be driving a Ford F-150 pick-up truck (or something similar) with a bed cover. They believe the car to be a between model year 2004 and 2008. The truck's right headlight and right side view mirror may be damaged.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Officer M. Marino or Sergeant J. Stine at the Goldsboro Police Department at 919-580-4273.


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