Wilson police search for driver in fatal hit-run

WILSON, N.C. (WNCN) — Police said they are searching for the person responsible after a man was struck by a vehicle and found dead on a Wilson road Monday morning.

Wilson police responded to 2421 U.S. Highway 301 South around 5:15 a.m. in reference to a person who had been hit by a vehicle. An unknown male was found in the roadway by passing drivers who began CPR on the man.

Wilson County EMS pronounced the man dead at the scene. The identity of the victim is unknown at this time, police said.

The Wilson Police Department is encouraging anyone with information regarding this case to contact them at 252-399-2323 or Crime Stoppers at 252-243-2255.

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