Smithfield police release photos of vehicle involved in hit-and-run, victim still hospitalized

Johnston County News

SMITHFIELD, N.C. (WNCN) – The Smithfield Police Department is searching for a Chevrolet Silverado or GMC Sierra that was identified in a video that was involved in a hit-and-run that has kept a victim in the hospital since Sunday.

Perry Blue Jr., 36, was hit on the side of Wilsons Mills Road Sunday just after midnight and is still suffering from serious injuries, police said Thursday.

The vehicle failed to stop, but surveillance video identified it as dark-colored and likely having an extended cab. Police released two photos of the suspect’s truck on Thursday.

Any suspect vehicle will also have damage to the passenger side headlight, missing front passenger fender trim and a possible passenger side missing mirror.

The vehicle was last seen traveling north on Wilsons Mills Road, police said. 

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