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Man Killed In Harnett Hit-And-Run

Posted July 26, 2004 6:55 a.m. EDT

— One man is dead after a hit-and-run accident in Harnett County early Monday.

According to the Highway Patrol, the accident happened at 12:10 a.m. on U.S. 401 south, just south of Lillington.

Officials say a Hispanic man was lying in the road when he was struck and killed by a black or maroon vehicle. Witnesses say the vehicle kept on going after the man was hit.

The victim's name has not been released. An investigation is under way.