UPDATE: Highway Patrol finds vehicle from fatal hit and run in Columbus Co.
COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Highway patrol sgt. Lewis says investigators have now found the car that hit and killed 29 year-old Charles Monroe Saturday morning near Hallsboro rd.
The driver was 18 year-old Magan Soles in a white Honda Civic.
Investigators say she was on her way to pick up her boyfriend from work a little after 4:00AM when she hit Monroe near the Farmers Union community.
She says she was blinded by headlights and did not see the man lying in the road.
Investigators say they do not know why he was lying in the road and they are not speculating.
The car was recognized by the damage sustained to the vehicle.
We’ll have more information as details are made available.
No charges have been filed. The investigation is ongoing.
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