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 or Det. Sgt. Donavan Young at You may also call the police department at 910-895-2468 to speak with any officer about the incident.