WILMINGTON — Local law enforcement has apprehended a driver involved in a fatal hit and run over the weekend.
Monday, Wilmington Police Department identified Emily Elizabeth Hayes as the driver and issued a warrant for her arrest. Tuesday, WPD announced she was in custody.
A truck struck a pedestrian Saturday evening at Carolina Beach Road and Sunnyvale Drive; she fled the scene. The victim, 61-year-old Wilmington resident Michael Bernard, died from his injuries.
Hayes is being held at the New Hanover County Detention Center under a $305,800 secured bond.
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