Raleigh man arrested in connection with hit-and-run crash
Posted October 8, 2012
Updated October 9, 2012
Raleigh, N.C. — Raleigh police on Monday arrested a 40-year-old man in connection with a hit-and-run crash near the intersection of Wake Forest Road and St. Albans Drive.
According to investigators, Willie Lee Artist was driving a 2008 Dodge minivan south on Wake Forest Road when he hit Sherman Jerome Bryant, who was walking across Wake Forest Road, about 7:30 p.m.
Following the wreck, Artist left the scene, police said. Bryant, 24, wasn't walking in a designated crosswalk at the time of the wreck and suffered a broken ankle.
Artist was charged with felony hit-and-run.
No other information was released.