UPDATED: Driver involved in fatal Moyock hit and run comes forward
Published 11:42 am Monday, August 31, 2020
The driver of a car involved in a fatal hit and run in Moyock early Sunday morning has been located.
According to the North Carolina Highway Patrol, the driver of the vehicle suspected in the incident has come forward and is cooperating with the investigation. The Currituck County Sheriff’s Office has stated that the driver of the vehicle that left the scene is a Virginia resident. The vehicle involved has been located and is being held, according to CCSO.
CCSO has identified the victim in the hit and run incident as Baltazar Brito-Brito, who was struck while on a bike while crossing the road at around 1:56 a.m. on August 30.
Another traffic fatality at or near the scene and around the same time is now being treated as a separate incident.
The investigation is ongoing and further information is forthcoming.