Suspect in fatal pedestrian crash turned himself into authorities

Greenville Police searching for driver involved in fatal pedestrian crash
Published: May. 28, 2022 at 9:00 AM EDT|Updated: May. 29, 2022 at 8:17 AM EDT
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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - Greenville police say the driver suspected of being involved in a fatal hit and run turned himself into authorities in Winterville Saturday evening.

Greenville police responded to a vehicle crash involving a pedestrian in the N. Memorial Drive and Airport Road area shortly after 9 p.m. Friday.

When officers arrived, they found Adolph Sadler III of Chocowinity in the roadway. According to police, Sadler died from his injuries a short time later.

The preliminary investigation shows Sadler was trying to cross Memorial Drive’s northbound lanes while traveling eastbound. He was struck by two vehicles and only one stayed at the scene.

Police have not released the names of either driver involved in the crash.

Police say the investigation is still ongoing.

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