APD seeking community assistance on West Asheville pedestrian fatality

Press release from Asheville Police Department:

The Asheville Police Department is investigating a motor vehicle collision in West Asheville that claimed the life of a pedestrian early Tuesday morning.

APD Patrol officers responded to the scene of the collision on I-240 West near the interchange of Haywood Road around 4:59 a.m. on November 21. The preliminary investigation indicated an unknown vehicle traveling west on I-240 hit a pedestrian, Ronald William Jenkins (08/07/1973.) Jenkins succumbed to his injuries on the scene; next of kin have been notified.

Asheville Police Department officers are continuing to investigate and have conducted a number of interviews with witnesses to the collision.

If anyone has information about the incident, please contact APD at 828-252-1110, or you can send an anonymous tip by texting TIP2APD to 847411.

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