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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police continue investigating a traffic crash that killed a pedestrian Friday night.

Police say James Alan Lawson, 53, of Wilmington, died in the crash.

The accident happened around 9:15 p.m. on Market Street near 25th Street. Lawson’s body was found on the north side of Market Street in the 2500 block.

Police say witnesses told them the driver of a white Jeep ran off the road, hit the man on the sidewalk and drove off.

According to the Watch Commander, WPD officers found a Jeep matching the description given. The driver was questioned but has since been released. Police say they are looking for more information in the case.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Wilmington Police Department at (910) 343-3600.

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