ROBESON COUNTY, N.C. (WBTW) — North Carolina authorities arrested a suspect Sunday morning in connection with a deadly hit-and-run in Maxton.
The person, whose name has not been released, is facing a felony hit-and-run charge in the death of Wynn Locklear, 47, who was hit at about 2 a.m. Friday on Jacobs Road, according to Trooper B.L. Bullard of the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.
Locklear was hit by a vehicle that left the scene, troopers said. Authorities had been looking for a white SUV, possibly a Chevrolet Suburban or Tahoe.
The person was taken into custody at about 9 a.m. Sunday, Bullard said.
No additional information was immediately available.
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