Grandmother crossing NC street killed in hit-and-run collision

Hope Moore in a photo from WNCT

WASHINGTON, N.C. (WNCT) – Officers with the Washington Police Department are investigating after a woman died after a hit and run.

The incident happened Tuesday around 7:45 p.m. in the 2000 block of West 15th Street.

A woman from Hoytville, Ohio was crossing the street near the Hampton Inn when she was hit.

Hope Moore, 59, leaves behind a husband, three daughters, a stepson and ten grandchildren, officers said.

The car left the scene without stopping.

Washington Police are investigating several cars which may be witnesses or involved in this crash.

The car was last seen traveling west on 15th Street.

If you can help identify the car involved, call Washington Police at 252-946-1444 or Beaufort County Crime Stoppers at 252-974-6400.

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