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HARNETT COUNTY, NC. (THECOUNT) — Pedro Tellez has been identified as the pedestrian in a Tuesday morning fatal hit-and-run vehicle strike in Harnett County, North Carolina.
Tellez, 49, was struck and killed by a hit-and-run vehicle near Lillington early Tuesday morning.
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According to reports, Tellez was on-foot in the area of Jim Christian Road and U.S. Highway 421 in Lillington, when he was struck by a vehicle that then fled the scene.
Officials offered no vehicle description.
Anyone with possible information should contact police at 911.
The cause of the fatal incident remains under investigation.
Geo quick facts: Harnett County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 114,678. Its county seat is Lillington, and its largest city is Dunn – Wikipedia.