Orange County

18-year-old charged with hitting Carrboro cyclist

A man was charged with felony hit and run in connection with a crash Monday involving a bicyclist.

Carrboro police arrested Jacob Hart, 18, in the Monday incident, according to a news release.

The crash occurred shortly after 4 p.m. at the intersection of North Greensboro Street and Robert Hunt Drive.

The cyclist was taken to UNC Hospital and treated and released.

Hart, who faces felony hit and run and failure to yield causing serious injury charges, was taken to the Orange County jail with an unsecured bail set at $1,000.

Police are looking for witnesses who saw the crash. Call the Carrboro Police Department at (919) 918-7397 or Crime Stoppers at (919) 942-7515.

Joe Johnson: 919-419-6678, @JEJ_HSNews

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