GOLDSBORO POLICE DEPARTMENT
FATAL HIT & RUN-ARREST OF: LARRY DONNELL MILLER
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On Saturday, September 24, 2016 at approximately 11:22pm, the Goldsboro Police Department was dispatched to a traffic crash involving a pedestrian in the area of the service road (SR 1591) near America’s Best Value Inn (701 US Hwy 70 E). Upon the arrival of police units and other emergency personnel, it was determined that Windom Levi Elliott, 39yo W/M, of Show Low, Arizona had been struck by a vehicle while he was walking along the edge of the service road. Mr. Elliott succumbed to his injuries sustained during the crash at the scene. The vehicle that struck Mr. Elliott fled the scene before police arrival. Mr. Elliott and the suspect vehicle were both traveling east on the service road when the crash occurred.
The Goldsboro Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating the driver of the vehicle and the vehicle involved in this fatal traffic crash. So far, the investigation has determined that the suspect vehicle is a dark blue Ford F-150 pick-up truck, 2004 – 2008 year model, possibly with a bed cover. The truck will have front right side (headlight area) and right side-view mirror damage. After striking Mr. Elliott, the truck fled the scene traveling east along the service road toward Wayne Memorial Drive. Anyone having information related to this investigation is asked to contact Officer M. Marino or Sergeant J. Stine at the Goldsboro Police Department.
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It was determined that Larry Donnell Miller of 209 Dillard St, Goldsboro, NC was operating the vehicle which struck and killed Mr. Elliott on the night of September 24, 2016 as Mr. Elliott walked along the side of the service road (SR 1591). At the time of the crash, Mr. Miller was operating his dark blue, 2005 Ford F-150 pick-up truck and struck Mr. Elliott with the right front side of the vehicle. Mr. Miller then fled the scene. On September 28, 2016, Larry Miller was arrested and charged as follows and issued citations charging him with Failure to maintain lane control and a stop sign violation. He was given a $35,000.00 unsecure bond with a first appearance scheduled for September 29, 2016.
• Felony Hit & Run
• Misdemeanor Death by Motor Vehicle
• Misdemeanor Failure to Give Aid to Person Injured
LARRY DONNELL MILLER
DOB: 08/30/1974 / 41YO
The Goldsboro Police Department would like to thank the public for their calls to provide information related to this investigation.
Anyone with information about this crime, or any other crime in Wayne County is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 919-735-2255 or text at 919-222-4230. Callers will remain anonymous and if your information leads to a felony arrest you will be given a cash reward for the information. Crime Stoppers gives cash rewards of up to $1,000 for information leading to felony arrests. Crime Stoppers is a Non-Profit 501(c)(3) organization, funded solely by private donations. To make a donation, contact the Goldsboro-Wayne Crime Stoppers Director Rick Sutton at 919-734-8177.