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Washington police find shot man in crashed car

Posted April 30, 2012 9:22 a.m. EDT

— A Pitt County man died late Sunday after being shot and crashing into a power lines in the Beaufort County town of Washington, police said.

Washington residents reported hearing multiple gunshots in the 600 block of Wilson Street around 9:40 p.m., police said. Officers found George Calvin Harvey in a silver car that had struck guy wires connected to two utility poles.

Harvey, 40, of Grimesland, had been shot, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Washington Police Department at 252-946-1444 or Beaufort County Crime Stoppers at 252-974-6400. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that solve crimes.