15 year old Cody Flowers of Warren County was struck by a hit and run driver this past weekend, and placed in a medically induced coma at Duke University Hospital.
Cody has passed away yesterday after a battle with his injuries.
At the news of his death, a road side vigil was established by family and friends at the spot Cody was hit.
Since the driver fled the scene, anyone with any information regarding the incident should immediately call the State Highway Patrol at (919) 733-7952.
Pictures above courtesy of Ellen Paynter.