Mebane hit and run victim has died

MEBANE (WTVD) -- Mebane police say a man hit by a vehicle that didn't stop Sunday has died.

Police said it happened about 6:45 p.m. in the area of North Third Street and West Center Street.

Christopher Scott Askey, 23, was crossing the roadway in the crosswalk when he was struck by a vehicle. The driver fled the scene.

Askey was rushed to the hospital where he passed away Monday evening.

Investigators are trying to determine the make of the suspect vehicle based upon evidence gathered at the scene.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Mebane Police Department at (919) 563-9031 or Alamance County Crime Stoppers at (336) 229-7100.

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