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Thomasville police searching for white sports vehicle in hit-and-run investigation


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THE CORONAVIRUS. MEREDITH: BREAKING NEWS, I AM IN FOR MARGARET JOHNSON. 208 MORE PEOPLE IN NORTHERN CAROLINA ARE CONFIRMED TO HAVE DIVIDERS. RIGHT NOW, THERE ARE MORE THAN 5000 TOTAL CASES. 418 PATIENTS ARE IN THE HOSPITAL BATTLING COVID-19. OVER 100 HAVE DIED FROM THE VIRUS JUST HERE IN NORTH CAROLINA. DHHS SECRETARY DOCTOR MANDY COHEN SAYS THERE IS MORE WORK TO BE DONE. >> SADLY, OUR CURRENT SUCCESS DOES NOT MEAN PEOPLE WON’T GET SICK. WE ARE STILL SEEING A SLOW RISE IN THE NUMBER OF NEW DOCUMENTED CASES. HOWEVER, WE ARE ACHIEVING OUR GOAL OF FLATTENING THE CURVE. MEREDITH: OFFICIALS SAY MORE THAN 58,000 PEOPLE HAVE TESTED NEGATIVE FOR THE VIRUS. THE GOVERNOR SAYS HE COULD EASE SOME RESTRICTIONS IF SOCIAL DISTANCING MEASURES CONTINUE TO SLOW THE VIRUS. THERE ARE CASES IN EVERY COUNTY IN THE TRI-MONTH AFTERNOON. DAVIDSON, RANDOLPH, AND DAYTON HAVE SIGNIFICANT CASES. EVERY OTHER COUNTY IS REPORTING 14 OR FEWER CASES. IN MORE BREAKING NEWS, THE CITY OF WINSTON-SALEM IS EXTENDING IT’S STAY-AT-HOME ORDER UNTIL MAY 7. MAYOR ALLEN JOINES MADE THAT DECISION THIS MORNING. THE MAYOR SAYS BASED ON MEDICAL AND SCIENTIFIC MODELING, IF THE STAY AT HOME ORDER IS ALLOWED TO EXPIRE ON APRIL 16. THAT IS THURSDAY. WINSTON-SALEM COUND SEE A 50% INCREASE IN COVID-19 CASES. THE MAYOR ALSO SAYS HE IS WORKING WITH HOTELS TO HOUSE THE HOMELESS POPULATION, TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF THE VIRUS. HE ALSO ANNOUNCED THAT, STARTING TOMORROW, RIDES ON THE WINSTON-SALEM TRANSIT AUTHORITY BUSES WILL BE FREE. >> WE ARE ALSO WORKING ON A NUMBER OF INITIATIVES THAT COULD POTENTIALLY POSITION WINSTON-SALEM AS A LEADER ACROSS THE NATION THAT WILL GET US TO THE END OF IT AND GET OUR FOLKS BACK TO WORKING AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE. MEREDITH: THE MAYOR SAYS HE WILL CONTINUE TO EVALUATE THE SITUATION. NORTH CAROLINA’S STATEWIDE STAY-AT-HOME ORDER REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL APRIL 29. BREAKING NEWS AT A VIRGINIA, 424 NEW CASES OF THE VIRUS, BRINGING THE TOTAL COUNT TO MORE THAN 6000. THE NUMBER OF HOSPITALIZATIONS IS NOW UP TO 978. A MODEL FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA SUGGESTS SOCIAL DISTANCING IS HELPING IN THE CASES. VIRGINIA IS ALSO REPORTING FIVE NEW DEATHS, THE LOWEST PER DAY INCREASE IN A WEEK. HEALTH OFFICIALS CONFIRMED 91 PEOPLE IN THIS AREA HAVE TESTED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 AND SAY MOST CAUGHT IT AT A CONGREGATE CARE FACILITY. CORRECTIONS OFFICIALS ARE WORKING TO SLOW THE SPREAD OF THE VIRUS IN STATE PRISONS. THEY ARE ALLOWING SOME INMATES OUT EARLY, IF THEY DIDN’T COMMIT VIOLENT CRIMES AND FIT CERTAIN CRITER THAT INCLUDES PREGNANT INMATES, OFFENDERS 65 AND OLDER WITH UNDERLYING HEALTH CONDITIONS OR INMATES ALREADY ON HOME LEAVE OR WORK RELEASE WITH A 2020 RELEASE DATE. THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY SECRETARY ERIC HOOKS SAYS 500 OFFENDERS ARE BEING CONSIDERED. >> WE WILL CONTINUE TO WORK OUR WAY THROUGH LISTS OF INDIVIDUALS TO DETERMINE HAVE HOME PLANS, THEY ARE ATTAINABLE, AND WHAT THEIR MEDICAL NEEDS ARE. REENTRY CAN BE DIFFICULT UNDER THE BEST OF CIRCUMSTANCES, MUCH LESS IN THE STATE OF EMERGENCY. MEREDITH: VICTIMS MUST ALSO BE NOTIFIED IN CERTAIN CASES. INMATES THAT MEET ALL THE CRITERIA WILL SERVE THEIR SENTENCE UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS OFFICERS. NORTH CAROLINA LAWMAKERS ARE PAYING FOR A MALE AT HOME ANTI-BODY STUDY TEST KIT. THE STUDY COULD BE USED TO DETERMINE IF SOMEONE HAS BEEN EXPOSED TO THE VIRUS AND SURVIVED. IT

Thomasville police searching for white sports vehicle in hit-and-run investigation


The Thomasville Police Department is looking for a white sport utility vehicle in connection to the death of Halie Marie Cook Sunday.Officers identified the vehicle in multiple surveillance cameras from area businesses. The vehicle will have damage to the front bumper, front passenger headlight area, front hood, and front right quarter panel area.Click the video player above for headlines from WXII 12 News.Police responded to the 10 block of Cloniger Drive at 9:48 p.m. in reference to a found body.Investigators discovered the incident was crash-related and revealed 21-year-old Cook had been hit and killed by a vehicle traveling in the westbound lane of Cloniger Drive around 9:40 p.m.Anyone with information is asked to call Sgt. Tony Burgess at 336-475-4205.

The Thomasville Police Department is looking for a white sport utility vehicle in connection to the death of Halie Marie Cook Sunday.

Officers identified the vehicle in multiple surveillance cameras from area businesses. The vehicle will have damage to the front bumper, front passenger headlight area, front hood, and front right quarter panel area.

Click the video player above for headlines from WXII 12 News.

Police responded to the 10 block of Cloniger Drive at 9:48 p.m. in reference to a found body.

Investigators discovered the incident was crash-related and revealed 21-year-old Cook had been hit and killed by a vehicle traveling in the westbound lane of Cloniger Drive around 9:40 p.m.

Anyone with information is asked to call Sgt. Tony Burgess at 336-475-4205.

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