ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WAVY) — An elderly man was killed Wednesday morning after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in Elizabeth City.
North Carolina Highway Patrol said they were notified at 3:14 a.m. for the accident in the area of Millpond Road and Loop Road.
Upon arrival, officers located a man who was struck by a vehicle.
Highway patrol identified the man killed as 81-year-old George Stokley, of Elizabeth City. He was reportedly hit close to where he lived.
The driver of the vehicle fled the scene, according to officials.
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