Whitakers man charged in April hit and run death on 301, the Smart Car was seized - Rocky Mount

BRUNO FORMER 53 was charged today in the death of Matthew Pender who was struck and killed on Highway 301 in Rocky Mount on April 11th, 2021.


Former was driving a smart car when he struck Pender and left the scene.


After investigating RMPD released information that the headlight fragments belonged to a 2007-2016 Smart Car.


Today, RMPD arrived at FORMER'S home on Speights Chapel Rd in Whitakers after conducting an investigation and found the car covered with a tarp.


The car was taken away for evidence and FORMER was arrested and charged with Felony Hit and Run resulting in Death.


His bond was set at $25,000 and he was released from jail.


His first appearance is scheduled for Friday May 7th, 2021.


At this time there is no photo of Former.







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