Man charged in fatal hit-and-run

Man charged in fatal hit-and-run

Man charged in fatal hit-and-run

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by BERNADETTE JAY / WCNC.com

WCNC.com

Posted on September 29, 2012 at 12:44 PM

Updated Monday, Nov 4 at 7:26 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C.  – Police have arrested a man in connection with a deadly hit-and-run.

The incident happened on Sunday September 23 on West Sugar Creek and I-85.  According to detectives John Hazel Evans, 45, was hit in the parking lot of the Circle K.  Evans died a week later, Saturday, at CMC Main.

Witnesses told police they saw a grayish or light blue Honda fleeing the scene after Evans was hit.  According to authorities, the driver also side-swiped another vehicle in a desperate attempt to get away.

Detectives arrested Stefano Jett, 21.  According to police the vehicle involved in the hit and run was found in a pond on Phil O’Neil Drive.

Jett is being charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon, felony hit-and-run, and a slew of other charges.

According to investigators, murder warrants have also been issued for Jett. He’s currently being held in the Mecklenburg County Jail under a $61,000 bond.
 

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