The North Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating what is being called a hit and run incident this morning.
Alexander County 911 received a call around 7am to Propst Convenience Store off Highway 16 North of Taylorsville. A pedestrian is said to have been struck by a vehicle in the store parking lot. The victim was transported to an area hospital with what is being called non-life threatening injuries.
The only description of the hit and run vehicle is a blue or gray automobile. It was reported to be last seen exiting the parking lot and heading north on North Carolina Highway 16.
We will continue to follow the story and provide details as they become available.