Friday, August 10, 2012

Police Need Help Finding Driver in Hit and Run Fatality

On 08/04/2012 at approximately 10:16 pm, Alvin Price was attempting to
cross the 400 block of Eastway Drive. As Mr. Price was in the right
northbound lane of travel, he was struck by an oncoming vehicle.
After the crash, the vehicle made a u-turn and drove back to the crash
scene before leaving the scene of the crash. The vehicle was last
seen driving on Eastway Drive towards North Tryon Street.

MEDIC responded to the crash scene and pronounced Alvin Price deceased.

Detectives have been able to identify the suspect vehicle as a
1999-2001 Toyota Solara. The vehicle is red in color and has two
doors. The vehicle's front passenger parking light assembly is
damaged and mostly missing. Below is a stock footage of a similar
model year vehicle. Anyone with information regarding a 1999-2001
model year Toyota Solara which may have been involved in this crash is
asked to call 911 or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.