Winston-Salem Police Search For Driver In Deadly Hit & Run

6:05 AM, Feb 28, 2013   |    comments
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Winston-Salem, NC -- Winston-Salem police are looking for the man who hit a pedestrian late Wednesday night and drove off.

It happened on 25th Street and Glenn Avenue around 10:42 pm. Police said Laverne Watson was crossing the street when a black male driver in a champagne colored 2001 Mazda Tribute SUV hit her.

Watson died on the scene from her injuries.

Police found the Mazda Tribute abandoned on Patrick Avenue. They are still searching for the driver.

If you have any information that might help police, call 911.

Police report this is the fifth motor vehicle fatality of 2013.

WFMY News 2

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