IREDELL COUNTY, NC. (THECOUNT) — Robert Bruce Selvey, of Statesville, North Carolina, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Sunday hit-and-run vehicle collision in Iredell County.

Selvey, 55, was in the area of a disabled vehicle when he was fatally struck by a passing pickup trunk on Sunday morning near Statesville.


According to reports, Selvey was in the area of his disabled Buick Lesabre on Chestnut Grove Road near Beechwood Farm Road in Statesville around 3 a.m., when a passing Ford F-150 pickup truck struck him and his vehicle and then fled the scene on-foot.

Selvey was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

Police conducted an unsuccessful search for the driver of the pickup.

The search for the driver continues and the investigation into the cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with possible information on the incident should contact police at 911.


Geo quick facts: Iredell County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. According to US Census projections in 2018, the population was 178,435. Its county seat is Statesville, and its largest town is Mooresville. The county was formed in 1788, annexed from Rowan County – Wikipedia.

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