Man killed in Rocky Mount hit-and-run

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WITN) – A man is dead after a fatal hit-and-run in Rocky Mount.

According to Rocky Mount police, a 60-year-old man was crossing the street in the 1100 block of Fairview Road Monday night when he was struck and killed by a car.

Police say the man was hit shortly before 6:30 p.m. by a car that was going south on Fairview Road.

The man was taken to the hospital where police say he later died from his injuries.

Rocky Mount police said that Fairview Road re-opened for traffic around 9:30 p.m.