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Police say trucker hauling house fled the scene after downing power lines, pole


North Carolina police are offering a cash reward for information leading to a truck driver involved in a hit and run incident on Monday morning.

The incident occurred at 9:21 a.m. in Holly Ridge, North Carolina, according to a news release from police.

The Holly Ridge Police Department says that a white semi truck was hauling a mobile home north on US Highway 17 near NC Highway 50 when the mobile home hit the power lines over the highway, snapping the power pole. Police say that “debris fell into the northbound lanes and the dark in color pilot car following the semi witnessed this.”

However, neither vehicle stopped.

A southbound SUV was reportedly damaged by debris on Highway 17.

Police say that they are offering a cash reward of up to $2,500 for useful information related to the incident. If you know anything, you’re asked to call the Holly Ridge Police Department at (910) 329-4076.

Semi truck pulling mobile home

Holly Ridge Police Department313 Sound RoadHolly Ridge, NC 28445(910) 329-4076RELEASE DATE: 10/14/2019********NEWS RELEASE********On Monday morning, October 14, at approximately 9:21am, a white in color semi truck was pulling a mobile home northbound on US Highway 17 near NC Highway 50. The mobile home struck the wires going across US Highway 17 and snapped the pole. Debris fell into the northbound lanes and the dark in color pilot car following the semi witnessed this. The semi truck and pilot car continued northbound on US Highway 17. As a result of this, a southbound SUV caught the wire and damaged the passenger side of her vehicle. If you have any information on the semi truck, contact the Holly Ridge Police department at (910) 329-4076.Crime Stoppers offers cash reward of up to $2,500 for information that is deemed of value or assistance to law enforcement. Information can also be anonymously texted via Text-A-Tip by typing TIP4CSJAX and your message to 274637 (CRIMES). Callers to Crime Stoppers may remain anonymous and never have to reveal their identity.

Posted by Holly Ridge Police Department on Monday, October 14, 2019

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