NC dad of 4 killed in hit-and-run crash; man charged
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) — Wilmington police say a suspect involved in a fatal-and-run turned himself in Friday.
CLICK TO VIEW LARGER PHOTOS OF ROYDES, THE SUSPECT AND THE CRASH SCENEHernan Flores-Contreras, 57, was charged with felony hit and run, misdemeanor death by motor vehicle, and failure to maintain lane control.
Police say speed and alcohol do not appear to be factors in the crash, but the investigation is ongoing.
Flores-Contreras was placed under a $50,000 unsecured bond. The vehicle was also recovered.
Police say Joshua Krag Roydes, 29, of Wilmington, was found lying on the ground near Hops Supply Co. around 7:15 a.m.
“There’s a man laying in the grass, right next to the sign – he’s sprawled out,” someone told dispatchers when they called 9-1-1.
“His hands are tore up too, he might have gotten hit by a car,” someone else described to 9-1-1 operators.
Roydes’ family tells us Roydes was a father of four.
“The scene didn’t