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Pedestrian killed in Durham hit-and-run

Posted January 17, 2009 6:53 p.m. EST
Updated January 17, 2009 9:23 p.m. EST

— A pedestrian was killed on Saturday in a hit-and-run in the parking lot of a Buy Quick Food Marts convenience store at 1204 Worth Street, the Durham watch commander said.

The victim’s name was not released.

Authorities said a vehicle traveling westbound on Worth Street around 5:18 p.m. made a left into the parking lot and struck the male pedestrian. The vehicle left the scene headed southbound on Aston Avenue.

There was no description available of the driver or the vehicle.

The accident remains under investigation and anyone with information is encouraged to call Durham Crime Stoppers at 683-1200 or Traffic Officer Larry Cox at 560-4315