DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — A man was killed in a hit-and-run in Durham Tuesday evening, police said.
It happened around 6:30 p.m. on Fayetteville Street near Cook Road.
According to Durham police, the pedestrian, identified as 50-year-old William Christopher Smith, was crossing Fayetteville Street when he was struck by a vehicle that took off before officers arrived at the scene.
Investigators say they are looking for a 2009 Mitsubishi Galant, likely white in color, which is missing the passenger side mirror and fog light. The vehicle will also likely have a damaged headlight, police said.
The crash remains under investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Investigator Rose with the Traffic and Crash Team (TACT) at (919) 475-4149 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.
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