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Police seek your help in hit-and-run

February 15, 2014

Staff report


Authorities are seeking your help in finding the driver of the vehicle that struck a Rockingham man and woman late Feb. 7 and fled the scene.


The Rockingham Police Department issues a news release Saturday with information about the incident, in which a light-colored truck or SUV struck pedestrians Daniel Withers, 35, and Valerie Withers, 38, around midnight on U.S. Route 1 South at Caroline Street.


After impact, the vehicle fled the scene, police said.


Both victims were flown to UNC-Chapel Hill for treatment and were released a few days later.


If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact Traffic Officer Brandon Lugabihl at rlugabihl@gorockinghampd.com or Det. Sgt. Donavan Young at dyoung@gorockinghampd.com. You may also call the police department at 910-895-2468 to speak with any officer about the incident.