19-year-old hit, killed feet from home in Cumberland County

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- Authorities in Cumberland County are investigating after a man was killed during an apparent hit-and-run Tuesday night.

The man's body was found in a wooded area off of Gillespie Street near the intersection of East Mountain Drive around 8:30 p.m.

The NC State Highway Patrol said 19-year-old Jesse Adams was walking home around 11:45 Monday evening from Black's Tire & Auto Service when he was hit just feet from his home.

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While troopers are investigating the incident as a hit-and-run crash, they said they did not find any evidence that placed a particular vehicle at the scene of the crime.

The incident remains under investigation.
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