Officers said a vehicle struck the victim, 56-year-old Bryan Scott Goforth, around 11:30 p.m. on Western Boulevard at Hillsborough Street. The driver fled after the collision.
Goforth was pronounced dead at the scene.
Within an hour of the collision, Raleigh police stopped 25-year-old Amy Ellen Franklin near the intersection of Cross Link and Hadley roads. Franklin was charged in connection with the deadly hit-and-run.
Franklin is charged with felony hit and run, felony death by motor vehicle, and DWI.
She was also given a citation for texting and driving and having an open container of alcohol in her car.