Fayetteville police searching for man with information on fatal hit-and-run crash

September 25, 2018

Fayetteville police are searching for a man who is believed to have information about the death of a woman found along Murchison Road earlier this month.

At about 10:45 p.m. on Sept. 4, Fayetteville police responded to the 5000 block of Murchison Road near Brenda Drive after someone called 911 and reported that a woman was unresponsive in the roadway.

Police located Martha K. Hunt, 44, of the 1500 block of Blan Street, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

A preliminary investigation determined Hunt had been the victim of a hit-and-run crash.

Surveillance photos show a man near an SUV at a nearby gas station. The man has not been charged with a crime, but authorities believe he has information pertinent to the investigation.

Anybody with information is asked to call Fayetteville police at 910-824-1119 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.

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