Raleigh man killed in NC hit-and-run crash; troopers seek driver

Wake County News

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — A man was killed Sunday in a hit-and-run in Guilford County, according to a State Highway Patrol news release.

Shortly after 1:30 a.m. Sunday, the State Highway Patrol responded to a crash that happened on I-85 Business/U.S. Highway 29 at Riverdale Road in Guilford County.

John Edward Burt Jr., 39, of Raleigh, was hit by a vehicle and died at the scene.

A Honda similar to that involved in the deadly crash. NCSHP photo

After investigating evidence at the scene, troopers were able to determine that the suspect vehicle is a 2008-2011 blue Honda Civic.

The vehicle should have damage consistent to the right front bumper and missing passenger- side mirror.

There will possibly be damage to the right side of the hood on vehicle and possibly to the windshield.

The State Highway Patrol is requesting anyone that has information about this incident to call (336) 334-5500 or *HP (*47).

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