Troopers searching for red SUV in fatal Cumberland County hit-and-run
Posted July 29
Cumberland County, N.C. — A pedestrian crossing Cumberland Road on Friday night in Cumberland County was hit and killed by a passing vehicle, which then fled the scene, officials said.
The North Carolina State Highway Patrol said the woman was crossing the road from Belhaven Road when the vehicle hit her.
The woman, who was not identified, was thrown across the travel lanes, and a second car hit her. The driver of the second car remained at the scene.
The crash happened near a convenience store, which troopers said was the only thing still open in the area.
When troopers arrived, she was dead at the scene.
Authorities are searching for a red SUV, possibly a Nissan, which has damage on the driver's side headlight and a missing mirror.