Arrest made in deadly hit-and-run of retired NC officer

UPDATE: Wife remembers retired NC policeman who died in hit-and-run crash

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – The Highway Patrol has arrested and charged a man in connection with a deadly hit-and-run in Hope Mills Thursday.

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The Highway Patrol arrested Fernando Gomez-Nunez, 32, on Saturday and charged him with involuntary manslaughter and felony hit and run.

On Thursday, 55-year-old retired Sgt. Thomas Curtis Glascock of Hope Mills was traveling on U.S. 301 South when a vehicle turned into the path of his motorcycle.

Glascock was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m. at Reeves Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. prior to the service.

Gomez-Nunez was placed in the Cumberland County Jail under a $500,000 bond.

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