Troopers search for PT Cruiser involved in US 17 hit and run


WASHINGTON, Beaufort County - The North Carolina State Highway Patrol is looking for a burgundy PT cruiser that struck a man who was walking down US 17 near the Washington city limits Tuesday night.

Sgt. Kevin Respass of the SHP said 22-year-old Aaron Moore, of Chocowinity, was walking down the northbound lanes of US 17 just outside the Washington city limits at approximately 9 p.m. Tuesday night. He was hit by the PT Cruiser and was taken to an area hospital with serious injuries. Respass said the injuries are believed to be non-life threatening.

The vehicle involved in the crash sustained damage to its front right bumper and passenger side mirror, Respass said.

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