Man turns self in, released on bond after deadly hit-and-run in Durham, police say

Durham County News

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – A man was charged in connection with a fatal hit-and-run in Durham earlier in November, police said Tuesday.

The deadly crash happened around 8:30 p.m. on Nov. 3. Officers said William Christopher Smith, 50, of Durham, was crossing Fayetteville Street when he was hit by a vehicle. He died at the scene.

The vehicle involved — a 2009 Mitsubishi Galant — fled the scene, police said.

Jordan Keenan Wall, 27, of Durham, turned himself in, police said Tuesday. He was charged with felony hit-and-run involving serious injury/death, misdemeanor death by vehicle, and not having insurance, police said.

Wall was released on a $50,000 bond, police said.

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