Man pushing bicycle cross highway killed in Onslow County hit & run

Pedestrian fatality
Pedestrian fatality(Marshall Police Department)
Published: Nov. 15, 2023 at 10:38 AM EST
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ONSLOW COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - Troopers are looking for the driver who struck a killed a man pushing a bicycle across a busy Eastern Carolina highway.

The Highway Patrol in Jacksonville says 63-year-old Gary Padrick died in the crash at Highway 258 and Hickory Road.

The hit and run happened shortly after 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Troopers say the vehicle that struck Padrick is possibly a silver or gray Hyundai SUV.

Anyone who knows information on this deadly hit & run should call the Highway Patrol.