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Roy Lee Waters Car Accident: 50-Year-Old Man, Roy Lee Waters Dies After Being Struck by Fleeing Driver

Roy Lee Waters Car Accident: 50-Year-Old Man, Roy Lee Waters Dies After Being Struck by Fleeing Driver

Roy Lee Waters Car Accident: A pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle in Brevard has died from his injuries and police are still trying to identify the driver who fled the scene.

The Brevard Police Department says the collision happened just after 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 3, on Asheville Highway in front of Tidal Wave Car Wash and CVS.

Officials say 50-year-old Roy Lee Waters, of Brevard, was walking in the travel lanes of southbound Asheville Highway when he was struck by a dark silver-colored Dodge Durango, possibly a 2011 or 2012 model, with passenger-side, front-end damage.

Police say the driver fled the scene and Waters was transported to a local hospital for treatment. Waters died from his injuries on Friday, Oct. 6.

Investigators are seeking the community’s assistance in identifying the driver of the SUV.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has any information regarding the incident or driver is urged to contact the Brevard Police Department at 828-883-2212.

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