Suspect Wanted In Statesville Fatal Hit And Run Case

STATESVILLE, NC — Police are still looking for the suspect they say fatally hit a pedestrian Friday and then took off.

Officials say the accident happened in front of the Sullivan Road Waffle House around 7:20pm. The victim, 76-year-old Alfred Waugh, was taken to Baptist Hospital and later pronounced dead.

Nearby surveillance captured the suspects vehicle, which was last seen heading north on Sullivan Road. It is described as an older model Nissan Sentra or similar vehicle, and silver or gold in color.

Anyone with information should call the Statesville Police Department at 704-878-3406 or Iredell Crime Stoppers at 704-662-1340.