Goldsboro police investigating deadly hit-and-run crash

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WITN) – Authorities are investigating a fatal hit-and-run accident that happened in Goldsboro on Saturday.

According to the Goldsboro Police Department, at approximately 10:30 am, the patrol division responded to a welfare check in the 3100 block of Central Heights Road.

Upon arrival, officers say they located 45-year-old Mauricio Gomez near the roadway as a result of a traffic collision.

They say EMS responded and declared Gomez dead at the scene.

Officers say the involved vehicle did not remain at the scene.

Police say the incident is under investigation and the victim’s next of kin has been notified.