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Sheriff's Office In Search Of Hit And Run Driver

Sheriff's Office in Onlsow County on the hunt for a hit and run driver they believe struck a man and left him for dead.

The incident happened Sunday morning around 4AM. The Sheriff's Office says a mans body was found in the middle of the roadway on NC Hwy 210 near Dixon Elementary School Road.

If you have any information you are asked to call authorities. Below is the news release from the Sheriff's Office.

Onslow County Sheriff’s Office

Media Release

Sunday, June 21, 2009

At approximately 04:47 the E-911 dispatchers were notified of a man laying in the middle of the roadway on NC Hwy 210 near Dixon Elementary School Road.

EMS arrived on scene and determined the individual was deceased.

Law enforcement began their investigation and discovered the individual had been at a local bar until approximately 02:30. He was seen walking along NC Hwy 210 near Sneads Ferry Propane at approximately 03:46.

Initial indications are the individual was the victim of a hit and run.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Onslow County Sheriff’s Office, North Carolina Highway Patrol or Jacksonville/Onslow Crimestoppers.

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