Sunday, July 21, 2024

North Carolina man accused of fatal hit-and-run turns himself in after hiding for few days


Word On The Curb… a man from North Carolina who reportedly struck a 33-year-old pedestrian in Rocky Mount and then fled the scene has finally surrendered to the authorities after being sought since last Saturday.

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As per the Rocky Mount police, the incident occurred when 33-year-old Davelle Lashon Debro was crossing East Raleigh Boulevard and was allegedly hit by a vehicle driven by 36-year-old Floyd Cornell Kenely of Rocky Mount. Tragically, Debro lost his life at the scene.

Davelle Lashon Debro

Following the incident, the police issued a BOLO (Be On The Lookout) for a black 200-2006 Chevrolet Tahoe or Suburban with significant damage to the front right and missing at least part of the right headlight.

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In a surprising turn of events, Kenely turned himself in to the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday, where he faced charges of felony hit-and-run and speeding. His bond was set at $50,000 secured, and he was able to post bail just before noon on Wednesday.

Floyd Cornell Kenely

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Gerald Jackson
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Hi, my name is Gerald Jackson and I am 28-years-old. I was born and raised in Troy, Alabama. I currently reside in North Carolina. I am a Journalist, Influencer, Content Creator, and a Man of Faith! I don't shy away from the truth, always speak my mind, and before I take anything back, I'll add more to it. Follow me on my social media below to keep up with my personal life. LOL!

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