UPDATE: Arrest made in fatal Brunswick County hit-and-run

UPDATE: Arrest made in fatal Brunswick County hit-and-run
North Carolina Highway Patrol arrested Charles Alfred Brown for a deadly hit-and-run crash involving two pedestrians Friday, Jan. 15 in Brunswick County. (Source: Brunswick County Sheriff's Office)

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) - N.C. Highway Patrol arrested a driver who allegedly struck two pedestrians in Brunswick County, killing one, before taking off from the scene.

According to a news release, Charles Alfred Brown, 51, was arrested Friday.

Brown is charged with felony hit and run resulting in serious injury, and felony hit and run resulting in death. He is incarcerated at the Brunswick County Detention Center under a $80,000 secure bond.

The crash happened on U.S. 17 near N.C. 211 in Brunswick County around 11:40 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 15.

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