Asen Zahariev Killed in Corolla NC Hit-and-Run Accident

A young man named Asen Zahariev was tragically killed in a hit-and-run accident that happened in Corolla, North Carolina on Monday night.  According to reports, Mr. Zahariev was walking on Highway 12 when he was struck by a car.  The driver of the car turned himself in the next day and has claimed that he thought he had struck a deer.  The driver has been charged with felony hit-and-run.

Mr. Zahariev was from Bulgaria and was probably in the United States under a J-1 Visa.  Our firm is currently representing the family of a young man from Ukraine who was killed in an accident on the Outer Banks in 2012.  That case also involved a hit-and-run driver.  If you have a question about an accident involving a student worker in the United States under a J-1 Visa, contact the lawyers at Hendren & Malone for a free consultation.

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