Pedestrian identified in fatal hit-and-run on Bragg Boulevard in Fayetteville

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WTVD) -- One person is dead after a hit and run along Bragg Boulevard early Sunday morning.

Officers responded to reports around 2 a.m. of a pedestrian being struck along Bragg Boulevard near Martin Luther King Jr Freeway. Upon arrival, officers found, Moises Velasquez, 30, on the road. After attempts to resuscitate Velasquez failed, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Preliminary investigations showed revealed that Velasquez was struck in the roadway as he walked along Bragg Boulevard.

Investigators said they believe the vehicle responsible is a pickup that may have damage to the front passenger corner where the victim was struck.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact Officer C. Biggerstaff at (910) 751-1382 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).
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