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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 Road.

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.

No charges have been filed. The investigation is ongoing.

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