Hubert NC Hit-and-Run Accident Kills Earl Dupey, Jr.

A gentleman named Earl Dupey, Jr. was killed on New Year’s Eve while apparently walking along the edge of an Onslow County road.

Reports indicate that Mr. Dupey was hit around 8:00 pm on N.C. 24 by a pickup truck that did not stop following the accident.  Police apparently found parts of a sideview mirror from a Chevrolet or GM truck at the scene.  Mr. Dupey was transported to a Wilmington hospital for treatment but did not survive his injuries.  There is no indication as to whether he would have survived had the driver stopped as required by law following the accident.

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