Sad, bad news from Asheville. There was a hit-and-run late last night; a pedestrian was killed and the driver disappeared into the night. Police are looking for a white
two-door* car with damage to the left front fender and windshield.
* The word from a recent C-T article says it’s a “small, white Chrysler,” “possibly a 4-door.”
Spread the word.
There was a hit-and-run on Merrimon Avenue early Saturday morning, and the cops need your help in finding the driver of the car. From the press release issued by police, here’s what we know:
-The incident happened about 2:30 a.m. Saturday morning next to the Staples store.
-The cops have surveillance footage from Staples showing the suspect’s vehicle was a white two-door car. They say it will have damage to the left front fender and windshield. The car was headed north on Merrimon when the car struck the pedestrian.
-The victim was a white male in his 20’s or early 30’s with short dark brown hair. He had been in and out of 51 Merrimon a couple of times on this date just before he was hit.
-If you were a witness, the cops want to talk to you. Call them at 252-1110.