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Man arrested in fatal hit-and-run in Kannapolis

Bolton (Source: Kannapolis Police Department) Bolton (Source: Kannapolis Police Department)
KANNAPOLIS, NC (WBTV) -

A man has been charged in connection to hit-and-run that killed a woman in Kannapolis Thursday night. 

According to the Kannapolis Police Department, 41-year-old Joshua Eugene Bolton was arrested and charged with felony hit-and-run Friday.

Police said 36-year-old Stacey Elaine Barnette was struck and killed by a vehicle Thursday night between 10 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Centergrove Road at the Interstate-85 bridge. 

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The vehicle that hit Barnette fled the scene, officers said. 

Kannapolis Police said based upon evidence gathered at the scene, the vehicle was believed to be a Nissan Frontier pickup that was manufactured between 1998-2000. As of Friday, officers did not know the color of the pickup. 

Police said they received a tip Friday evening which led officials to Bolton at his home in the 3700 block of Centergrove Road. 

Bolton was placed in the Cabarrus County Jail under a $25,000 secured bond. 

If you have additional information in this hit-and-run, you're asked to call the Kannapolis Police Department at 704-920-4000. 

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