Pedestrian killed in Cary hit-and-run crash

Police charged a 21-year-old Raleigh man with felony hit and run after a Thursday-night accident with a pedestrian in Cary.

Logan Jones of Jones Franklin Road was arrested after striking a walker about 10 p.m. at the intersection of Walnut Street and Macedonia Road, officials said.

Fasten Faud Shaikh, 39, was killed.

Police Capt. Steven Wilkins said the driver believed he had hit an animal and continued driving, but he returned on foot once he saw flashing emergency lights.

Josh Shaffer covers Wake County and federal courts. He has been a reporter for The News & Observer since 2004 and previously wrote a column about unusual people and places.