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Hickory Police investigate fatal hit and run accident

Hickory Police investigate fatal hit and run accident

Jul 31, 2021 | Police

UPDATE August 1, 2021, 12:47 a.m. - On Saturday, July 31, 2021 at approximately 1630 hours, Cesar Lozano-Mendoza, (W/M, 18 years of age) turned himself at the Hickory Police Department for the fatal hit and run of Brianna Nicole Page. Cesar Lozano-Mendoza was charged with felony Hit & Run resulting in Injury or Death and misdemeanor Traveling Left of Center. He was placed under a $15,000 secured bond and confined at the Catawba County Jail.

The Hickory Police Department is continuing this investigation and asks anyone who may have witnessed this incident or has information, please contact MPO D. Frye at 828-328-5551 or dfrye@hickorync.gov.

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July 31, 2021, 12:49 p.m. - The Hickory Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in the investigation of a fatal hit and run that occurred on Saturday, July 31, at approximately 5:30 a.m. in the 1000 block of 20th Street NE.

The victim, 18-year-old Brianna Nicole Page of Hickory, was struck by the suspect vehicle while she was walking to work in the 1000 block of 20th Street NE. The suspect vehicle is believed to be a gray 2006-2007 Chrysler 300 with damage to the front driver’s side headlight and mirror. The victim was pronounced deceased on the scene.

The Hickory Police Department is continuing this investigation and asks anyone who may have witnessed this incident or has information, please contact MPO D. Frye at 828-328-5551 or dfrye@hickorync.gov.

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