0 Comments for this article

Tags: , ,

LEXINGTON, NC (AP) — A 20-year-old man has surrendered to authorities in a hit-and-run death of a disabled man on a bicycle.

Kenneth Reece Wright Jr., of Thomasville is charged with felony hit and run resulting in serious injury or death. Wright also is charged with failure to display a license plate, driving without an inspection, operating a vehicle without insurance and failure to report an accident.

He is in the Davidson County jail awaiting a Nov. 30 hearing. It was unclear if he has a lawyer.

Forty-five-year-old Richard Clay Wise of Davidson County was hit Tuesday night as he rode on Old N.C. Highway 109. He died at Thomasville Medical Center.

Trooper T.L. Gillispie says Wright turned himself in about two hours after his vehicle was found by authorities Wednesday afternoon.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Comment on this Story

Related News

Pat McCrory arrives at Trump tower on December 7, 2016 (Photo: CNN)
1 day ago
0 Comments for this article
Pat McCrory arrives at Trump tower
Read More»
Gov. Pat McCrory (right) joins Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on stage at a rally in Wilmington on Nov. 5, 2016. (Photo: Dustin Dorsey/WWAY)
2 days ago
0 Comments for this article
Trump to meet with Gov. McCrory Wednesday
Read More»
stabbing
2 days ago
0 Comments for this article
Mother, daughter found in NC well died from stab wounds
Read More»