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Authorities are seeking information on a fatal hit-and-run incident that happened at 6:35 a.m. on Thursday, July 8, 2021. The State Highway Patrol responded to the crash that occurred on Wilkerson Road in Orange County. 

Pedestrian John Lewis Aldridge, 28, of Hillsborough, was struck by a vehicle traveling south. The vehicle failed to remain at the scene. Aldridge died as a result of his injuries. Currently, the suspect and vehicle make/model are unknown.  Troopers are requesting anyone with information related to this incident to contact the Raleigh Communications Center at (336) 334-5500.  Information and any observations made by the public beginning Wednesday evening until the time of the reported crash are relevant to this investigation.