ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – An elderly man has died after being hit by a vehicle Wednesday morning, and police say they are searching for a suspect who fled the scene.
According to officials, the man, identified as 81-year-old George Grady Stokley, was hit around 3 a.m. while walking in the Mill Pond Road and Loop Road area by a vehicle traveling westbound on Mill Pond Road. Stokley died at the scene.
No further details were released by officials, and the case remains under investigation.
Anyone with information on this hit and run case, call the NC Highway Patrol at 252-331-4749.