1 person killed in Haywood County hit-and-run

Authorities are looking for a hit and run driver who killed a pedestrian on U.S. 19 (Dellwood Road) near Dayton Drive west of Lake Junaluska. (Photo credit: WLOS staff)

Authorities said one person was killed Monday night in a hit-and-run in Haywood County.

U.S. 19 (Dellwood Road) was closed near Dayton Drive west of Lake Junaluska because of the wreck.

Authorities said the crash happened about 9:20 p.m.

Witnesses near the scene said a pedestrian was hit and killed.

Highway Patrol said troopers are looking for a maroon truck with front end damage. They believe that driver hit an killed a pedestrian about 9:20 p.m.

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