KURE BEACH, N.C. (WECT) – After a criminal investigation, officials with the Kure Beach Police Department charged James Matthew Walker, 67, of Carolina Beach with Felony Hit and Run with Injury and Driving While License Revoked.
The investigation was coordinated between the Kure Beach Police Department and Carolina Beach Police Department.
Walker was placed in custody at the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Department under a $35,000 bond.
Kure Beach police began investigating after a minor was injured in a hit-and-run on August 10.
According to a news release, officers responded to the area of Alabama Avenue and Swordfish Lane around 11:46 p.m. after receiving a report of a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle.
Police say the victim, a young male, was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center for treatment and later released.
The investigation is ongoing. If you have any information, contact the Kure Beach Police Department at 910-458-7586.
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