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Wilson Authorities Identify Vehicle In Hit-And-Run Incident

Posted April 3, 2003

— Investigators believe they know the type of vehicle that was involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident in Wilson.

Raheem Kelly and Theodore Leach were riding on the same bike last Sunday at the 1900 block of Martin King Boulevard when authorities say someone hit them. Both victims were transported to the Wilson Medical Center, where Kelly died as a result of his injuries.

As a result of an investigation by the Wilson Police Department, evidence collected at the scene, witnesses statements, and calls on CrimeStoppers, a suspect vehicle description has been developed. Authorities are attempting to locate a light-green

1987 Chevrolet Caprice

with damage to the front on the driver's side.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Wilson Police Department at

(252) 399-2323

or CrimeStoppers at

(252) 243-2255

.

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