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Police Identify Driver In Deadly Durham Hit-And-Run

Posted July 8, 2005 7:18 a.m. EDT

— Durham police have identified the man they blame for a deadly hit-and-run.

Investigators say Mario Eduardo Contreras-Alor was driving a green Ford Aerostar that struck and killed Vernon Bright early Saturday morning.

Officers found Bright's body on Highway 55 near Cornwallis Road.

Anyone with information on Contreras-Alor's whereabouts is asked to call CrimeStoppers at

683-1200

.