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Granville County hit-and-run victim identified; deputies continuing to search for suspect

Posted February 6, 2021 4:28 p.m. EST
Updated February 7, 2021 5:16 p.m. EST

State trooper patrol car

— A 23-year-old man was hit and killed on Interstate 85 in Granville County on Saturday morning.

Troopers said Edgar Guzman was walking southbound in the northbound emergency lane near mile marker 203 when he was hit.

A truck driver found Guzman around 4:30 a.m. Troopers said they believe the hit-and-run happened between 12:30 a.m. and 4:30 a.m.

Troopers are searching for a GMC with front or center damage.

The crash remains under investigation.

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