Man charged in fatal hit-and-run in Pender County

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PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Authorities have charged the driver involved in a deadly hit-and-run in Pender County.

At approximately 2:00 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 9, NC Highway Patrol troopers responded to a crash involving a pedestrian on US 421 south near Wards Corner Loop Rd.

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Investigators determined Tylek Omonte’ Bordeaux, 18, of Burgaw was walking southbound on US 421 when he was hit from behind by a car.

Bordeaux later died from his injuries after being transported to a hospital.

After an intensive search, investigators charged Deanglo Eugene Newton, 32, of Rose Hill with felony hit-and-run, failure to give aid to an injured person and driving with a revoked license.