Hit & Run Driver Kills Woman On Outer Banks

Police are hoping the public can help them solve a deadly hit & run Friday night on the Outer Banks.

Kill Devil Hills police say a woman standing in the bike lane in front of the Quality Inn on Highway 12 was killed in the accident. It happened around 8:00 p.m.

Police say the Vienna, Virginia woman had crossed Highway 12 and was waiting for her daughter to do the same when a northbound vehicle drifted into the bike lane and struck her. The vehicle did not stop.

65-year-old Peggy Butler was visiting the Outer Banks on vacation with her family. Police say the vehicle was a light colored, small to medium sized sport utility vehicle.

Anyone with information should contact Kill Devil Hills police at 252-449-5329.

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