First responders were called to US-301/Interstate 95 Business near Sanders Street in response to the incident just before 9 a.m. Saturday.
North Carolina State Highway Patrol troopers told ABC11 Wanda Montague, 50, was struck earlier in the morning but was not discovered until later. The State Bureau of Investigation was on scene investigating car parts left on the road.
Troopers said Montague was from New York and in the area visiting family.
The incident is being investigated as a hit-and-run.
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