Police said 62-year-old David Gerard Abowd, of Garner, was struck and killed on Highway 70 at Vandora Springs Road around 12:30 a.m.
"We are confident that the pedestrian was in the roadway and certainly we would not encourage pedestrians to walk in the roadway or be in a roadway at night, particularly in a 45 mph US highway," Lt. Clayton said.
Investigators believe the suspect car is a light colored, 2005-2010 Chrysler 300. Investigators recovered a grille overlay, so the vehicle may still have part of the grille intact. The car should have front damage, possible hood/windshield damage, and... https://t.co/pqMP2Arfhu— Garner Police (@GarnerPolice) May 8, 2018
According to a Twitter post, Garner police believe the suspect was driving a light-colored, 2005-2010 Chrysler 300.
The tweet also mentioned that investigators recovered a grille overlay, so the vehicle may still have part of the grille intact.
Below is a picture of the suspect vehicle’s front grill. It was left at the scene after striking the victim. The suspect vehicle is believed to have heavy front damage and a busted radiator. Garner Police still have not been successful in notifying the victim’s next of kin. pic.twitter.com/KWaYnvLM1J— Garner Police (@GarnerPolice) May 7, 2018
Anyone with information is asked to call Shaun Curry at (919) 772-8810 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.