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One dead in Kinston from early morning hit-and-run

One dead in Kinston from early morning hit-and-run
Published: Jan. 15, 2022 at 3:27 PM EST
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KINSTON, N.C. (WITN) - One woman is dead after a hit-and-run in Kinston.

Kinston Police say the accident happened on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard near Thompson Street at approximately 2:06 a.m. Saturday morning.

Upon arrival, officers found the victim in the street.

Capt. Brandon Turner says the name of the victim is not yet confirmed.

The vehicle that struck the victim fled the scene and is unknown at this time. This case is currently under investigation.

If you have information about this accident, you are encouraged to call the Kinston Police Department tips line at 252-939-4020 or Lenoir County Crime Stoppers at 252-523-4444

WITN will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.

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