Lumberton woman arrested, charged in deadly hit-and-run investigation
ROBESON COUNTY, N.C. (WMBF) - After a nearly year-long investigation, deputies in Robeson County have made an arrest in connection to a deadly hit-and-run near Lumberton on Monday.
North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to a scene on Bee Gee Road where a pedestrian had been hit by a vehicle on June 25, 2022. When they arrived they found the victim, 42-year-old Montrea N. Howell, and that the vehicle that had hit Howell had fled the scene.
Now, 25-year-old Brandy McKee has been charged and arrested with second-degree murder for Howell’s death.
Deputies said McKee and Howell were dating at the time of the hit-and-run.
McKee is being held at the Robeson County Detention Center on a $1 million bond.
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