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Raleigh police search for driver in fatal hit-and-run

Posted April 27, 2009 6:17 a.m. EDT
Updated April 27, 2009 3:36 p.m. EDT

— Police were searching Monday for a driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run on eastbound Interstate 40 at Gorman Street Sunday night.

The crash, which happened at about 10:30 p.m., killed Ian Kristopher Quick, 25, who was driving a mo-ped, police said.

Investigators said they were looking for a mid-2000s or newer yellow Nissan Xterra with front-end damage. The SUV's license plate begins with the letters YSS, police said.

The SUV was last seen speeding eastbound on I-40 toward Hammond Road. Anyone with information is asked to call the Raleigh Police Department's Field Operations Division at 919-996-3350.