A Wilmington man is dead after a crash near the intersection of Independence Boulevard and Corolina Beach Road.
According to the Wilmington Police Department, around 5:30 p.m. the driver of a green SUV was headed east on Independence Boulevard towards Shipyard Boulevard when a Jeep turned in front of the SUV and flipped over.
Police say 53-year-old John A. Jackson, Jr. died in the crash. He was sitting in the front passenger seat of the Jeep.
Mark William Neil Estep, 39, of Wilmington was the driver of that vehicle. Estep has been charged with Driving While Impaired and Felony Death by Motor Vehicle. He is being held under a $30,000 secured bond. Estep is expected to make his first court appearance Friday.