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Hope Mills police: 1 pedestrian killed, another seriously injured in hit-and-run


HOPE MILLS — One man died and another was seriously injured early Friday while walking on Camden Road, the Hope Mills Police Department said.

Just after 12:30 a.m., a champagne-colored, late 1990s to early 2000s model year Toyota 4-Runner was traveling east on Camden Road when the driver hit two pedestrians near Thomas Street, police said in a release.

The driver failed to stop and continued driving on Camden Road toward Hope Mills Road, police said.

The names of the men have not been released. The Police Department is working to notify their families.

The Hope Mills Police Department is asking for the public’s help. Anyone who has information about this incident is asked to contact the department at 910-425-4103 or Fayetteville/ Cumberland County Crimestoppers at 910-484-TIPS (8477).

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