Deadly Hit-And-Run Suspect Turns Himself In

Man Walking On I-85 In High Point Killed In Hit And Run

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- The High Point Police Department says the driver who hit and killed a man before driving away, turned himself in shortly after midnight.

Police say 28-year-old Blake Christopher Pouncey hit 27-year-old James Anthony Jones just before 1:30 a.m. Sunday on I-85 Business at Baker Road.

According to police, Jones was walking on the travel lane of I-85 when he was hit. 

Pouncey was charged with felony hit and run and driving while license suspended. His bond was set at $100,000.

Police say this was the sixth traffic fatality in High Point during 2017.

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