Authorities Searching For Hit-And-Run Suspect

Investigators say 56 year old Timothy Allison was crossing US 441 with another man around 9:30pm on Saturday when he was struck and killed by a vehicle near the Catamount Travel Center near the Cherokee Reservation. The driver of the vehicle failed to stop. Citizens who witnessed the crash or can help troopers locate the driver ase asked to call the North Carolina Highway Patrol at 828-627-2851.