A gentleman named Robert Turner from Henrico, North Carolina was tragically killed in a one vehicle accident on Monday near Gaston, North Carolina.
The information about this accident is still developing but initial reports indicate that Mr. Turner was riding as a passenger in a vehicle driven by another man on NC Highway 46 in Northampton County, North Carolina. Just after midnight on April 1, the vehicle ran off the roadway, overturned, and struck a tree. Mr. Turner was a front seat passenger in the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene.
An extensive of local hospitals by the NC State Highway Patrol allowed identification of the driver the next day after he presented himself to Halifax Regional Hospital with serious neck injuries.