Van sought in fatal Smithfield hit-and-run
Posted August 27, 2012
Smithfield, N.C. — Smithfield police are looking for a work van they believe struck and killed a 50-year-old man early Saturday.
Jose Hernandez Galindo's body was found in a ditch along South Brightleaf Boulevard, near Rainbow Lane, around 9:50 a.m. Saturday. Police believe he was hit by a vehicle between 1 a.m. and 9:50 a.m.
Police are looking for a 1996-2002 Chevrolet Express or GMC Savannah van in a model range from 1500 to 3500. The van is missing its driver's side mirror and might have damage on the driver's side.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Detective C.M. Blinson at 919-989-1064 or Smithfield police at 919-934-2121. People who wish to remain anonymous can call the Smithfield Tip Line at 919-989-8835.