Thursday, March 30, 2023

NHCSO deputy victim of hit-and-run, recovering with non-life-threatening injuries

WILMINGTON—On Friday evening a New Hanover County Sheriff’s deputy was hit by a southbound vehicle on Carolina Beach Road. The officer was transported to the hospital and is now recovering from non-life-threatening injuries.

He was struck around 9:30 p.m by a dark-colored, 2004 Chevy SUV, reported as having a missing front headlight and side mirror. The vehicle fled the scene after hitting the officer, who was conducting a routine traffic stop near Golden Road.

Anyone with information should contact New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office or the North Carolina State Highway Patrol at 910-798-4161 or

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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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