LENOIR, N.C. – The Lenoir Police Department has arrested a Hudson man in connection to a fatal hit and run.
The incident happened Saturday night on Southwest Boulevard in Lenoir. According to authorities, 46-year-old Andy Winkler from Hudson hit the driver of a scooter in the rear and then left the scene.
The driver of the scooter has been identified as 31-year-old Scotty Shehan. Police tell NewsChannel 36, a passing motorist saw Shehan and his scooter lying on the shoulder of the road and contacted authorities. Shehan was pronounced dead at the scene.
Winkler is facing felony hit and run charges. He’s being held at the Caldwell County Detention Facility under a $10,000 bond.