Asheville police have more information about truck in fatal hit and run

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Asheville police have more information about the car driven by a hit and run suspect in a fatal incident Friday involving a pedestrian.

Police say the vehicle that struck and killed 27-year-old Joseph Matthew Ryan Styles is a white, 2004-2011 Chevrolet Colorado or GMC Canyon style truck. They further say the truck is either a sport edition or had an after-market sport edition grill.

Asheville police asked the public for information after Styles died after being struck by a driver who left the scene.

On Friday, April 13, 2018 around 11:25 p.m., police responded to a report of a pedestrian who had been struck.

Authorities say Styles was hit while walking across the ramp from Patton Avenue to Westgate Parkway near the FedEx building.

Styles was taken to Mission, where he succumbed to his injuries.

Police ask anyone with information about this incident to call the Asheville Police Department at 828-252-1110, or CrimeStoppers at 828-255-5050.

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