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HICKORY, N.C. -- Hickory police are searching for a suspect in connection with the murder of a taxicab driver that occurred late Tuesday night.

Adam Williams tried to seek help at a Longhorn Steakhouse off of Highway 70 after suffering lacerations to the face and neck areas at 10:35 p.m. on Tuesday, according to police.

Now, police are looking for Camyron Fredrick Johnson, 22. Johnson is approximately 5'10 and between 180-190 pounds.

Authorities arrived and transported Williams to Dyre Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Williams was an employee of Yellow Cab Company. Preliminary investigation indicates he had responded to the area in response to a call to pick up a fare, according to the crime report.

Police located an abandoned and unsecured cab belonging to Yellow Cab Company backed onto the sidewalk area of the former Fuddruckers Restaurant located beside Longhorn.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact the Hickory Police Department at 828-328-5551.

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