Teen killed in Lumberton hit-and-run crash
Posted February 7
Lumberton, N.C. — A 17-year-old died Saturday night after being hit by a car while walking east on Wire Grass Road in Lumberton, authorities said.
Austin Stevey-Ray Collins was walking with the flow of traffic when he was hit from behind at about 7:15 p.m. According to authorities, the suspect, who was driving a light-colored SUV or van, left the scene.
Collins was pronounced dead at the scene.
Anyone with information is asked to call the North Carolina State Highway Patrol at 910-618-5555.
Authorities believe the suspect's vehicle suffered extensive front-end damage.