Pedestrian in a wheelchair killed in hit-and-run

HENDERSON (WTVD) -- Authorities in Henderson are investigating a hit-and-run accident that killed a pedestrian in a wheelchair Wednesday night.

It happened just after 9 p.m. in the area of E. Andrews Ave. and US 1 South.

Police were called to the scene after a report of a person being hit by a semi-truck. When officers arrived, they found 58-year-old Gordon Hargrove dead after suffering serious injuries.

Police said the driver of the semi-truck fled the scene in the direction of US 1 South towards Vanco Mill Road without contacting authorities.

Companies that may have had their semi-trailer trucks in the area around the time of the collision or anyone with any information about the incident are asked to contact the Henderson Police Department at (252) 438-4141 or Crime Stoppers at (252) 492-1925.

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