The Henderson Police Department is still in need of the public’s help. We are asking that anyone who was in this area and possibly witnessed anything involving this incident to please come forth with information:
On October 21, 2015, around 9:12 PM, officers with the Henderson Police Department responded to the area of E. Andrews Avenue and US 1 South in Henderson in reference to a person that had been struck by a semi-truck. Upon arrival, officers found the victim, Gordon Hargrove, deceased from serious injuries. The driver of the semi-truck struck the wheelchair-bound pedestrian, and then left the scene without contacting local authorities. The semi-truck drove away in the direction of US 1 South towards Vanco Mill Road, Henderson. The investigation is being conducted by members of the Henderson Police Department with the assistance from the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.
Companies that may have had their semi-trailer trucks in the area around the time of the collision are encouraged to contact the Henderson Police Department.
The Henderson Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the semi-truck. Anyone having any information related to this case is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 252-492-1925 or the Henderson Police Department 252-438-4141. Crime Stoppers offer a reward up to $2,000 for information that may lead to an arrest. Callers may remain anonymous.