GREENSBORO, N.C. – A man has been charged with DWI and felony hit-and-run after hitting and killing pedestrian Sunday night in Greensboro, according to a press release.
At about 11 p.m., Greensboro Police responded to Franklin Boulevard near Naco Road in reference to a motor vehicle crash involving serious injury.
A 2005 Lincoln Navigator was being driven by Ronnie Matthews, 52, of Greensboro, south on Franklin. The vehicle crashed into a pedestrian, left the scene, and later returned.
The pedestrian — identified as Tesfalem Zeru Sertsionas, 54, of Greensboro – died as a result of injuries from the crash.
Matthews was not injured and has been charged with DWI, felony hit-and-run and felony death by vehicle.
He is in the Guilford County Jail under a $200,000 bond.
Franklin Boulevard was closed but has since reopened.
— Daniel Pierce (@DanielDPierce) May 27, 2019