Police ask public for information after pedestrian dies after Patton hit and run

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Asheville police ask the public for information after a pedestrian dies after a Patton Avenue hit and run by the driver of a white vehicle.

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

Authorities say Joseph Matthew Ryan Styles, 27, was hit while walking across the ramp from Patton Avenue to Westgate Parkway near the FedEx building.

Police say the driver fled the scene before they arrived.

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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