NEW INFO: Troopers now say light-colored SUV killed woman in Carteret Co. hit-and-run

CARTERET COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – State troopers now say a light-colored SUV struck and killed a woman Friday night in one Eastern Carolina county.

Cierra Bergins, of Sneads Ferry, was walking when she was hit on Tootle Road, just outside of Morehead City, around 8:20 p.m.

The Highway Patrol originally said they were looking for a dark car, but they have received new information that the vehicle that hit the 31-year-old woman was an SUV with heavy front-end damage.

Anyone with information on this deadly hit & run is asked to contact the State Highway Patrol at 252-792-4101.