Arrest Made In Hit-And-Run Case

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office has made an arrest in a hit-and-run case.

David Grimes was hit by a vehicle Tuesday night.

Thomas Pate, age 39 of Fremont, was arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury with intent to kill.

It was originally thought the hit and run happened on Highway 222 in Wilson County, just outside Stantonsburg. An investigation discovered it actually happened in northern Wayne County.

There is no word yet how the incident happened.

Lawmen say Grimes was taken to Pitt County Memorial Hospital. There is no word on his condition at this time.


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