Woman, teen injured in hit-and-run in Burlington

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BURLINGTON, N.C. -- Deyanni King might be the the only reason why her friend is still here.

"It made me feel pretty bad because I was with her," King said.

Both are victims of a hit-and-run which happened on West Sharpe Road Wednesday night.

King said they were on their way to an apartment complex.

She said she heard a car coming the second they crossed the road.

"It didn't come until we probably got right there," King said.

Both girls flew into a nearby ditch after being hit.

King said her shoulder hit the passenger window of the truck.

She quickly had to jump into action to help her injured friend.

"She was like, 'Don't leave me,' and she was like, 'Call 911,' and I called 911," King said.

King said the truck hit them as they walked in the grass.

"I couldn't get over anymore," King said. "He crossed the white line".

Stacey Johnson is a contractor who does work on the same apartments King was walking towards. He's seen a few close in the eight years he's worked at the apartments

"A lot of people just walk here to the store," Johnson said. "Most people have had what they would call a near miss."

All police know about the truck is that it's black and the passenger window might be broken or damaged.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Burlington Police Department.

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