One woman has died and another was arrested after a hit-and-run pedestrian accident late Friday night in Midland.
Midland police and fire departments responded to the accident at 11:40 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Midkiff Road and Wadley Avenue. A car, driven by 22-year-old Stefanie Moore, of Midland, was traveling south on Midkiff Road when she hit Natalie Hartman, 35, of Midland, who was walking eastbound in the roadway on the south side of the intersection, according to a press release from the city’s public information officer.
Moore fled the scene and Hartman was transported to Midland Memorial Hospital, where she died, according to the release.
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A father of three was killed trying to fix his car after it broke down during rush hour. It happened on the Loop 202 in Mesa. Officers say a drunk driver swerved into him.
42-year-old A. Jay Cotten, a father of three, was killed trying to fix his car on the side of the 202. He thought it would be a quick fix, but seconds later an SUV swerved into him.
Officers say 46-year-old Liane Corwin was driving drunk. She was arrested on a charge of reckless manslaughter, a class two felony.
DPS says her blood alcohol level was more than twice the legal limit as she drove down the 202 during rush hour Thursday night.
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A man accused of driving drunk and swerving onto a Missoula sidewalk, killing a woman who was walking there with her sister, is scheduled to appear in Missoula County Justice Court this afternoon.
Tom George Vineyard, 38, faces charges of vehicular homicide while under the influence and negligent vehicular assault resulting in serious bodily injury, both felonies.
Vineyard, whose blood alcohol content was measured at about three times the legal driving limit, is accused of killing Roberta Demmert early this morning, according to charging documents filed by Deputy Missoula County Attorney Jason Marks.
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Gabriel Lee Gratto
A Myrtle Beach man was charged with felony driving under the influence in connection with a vehicle crash Wednesday night that killed a woman as she drove along Prestwick Club Drive, according to authorities.
Gabriel Lee Gratto, 28, of Myrtle Beach was booked into J. Reuben Long Detention Center at 12:13 a.m. Thursday and is being held there pending a bond hearing, according to jail records.
Gratto is charged with felony DUI in connection with the crash that happened about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday on Secondary Highway 394, said Sgt. Bob Beres with the S.C. Highway Patrol.
Joan Errickson, 56, of Myrtle Beach died from multiple traumas she suffered in the crash, Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler said. An autopsy was performed early Thursday.
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A 4-year-old boy remained in critical condition Thursday morning after his mother drove into a utility pole in Cordova Wednesday night, allegedly after drinking half a bottle of vodka.
The children’s mother, 26-year-old Mary Cavitch, has been charged with DUI, vehicular assault, reckless driving, public intoxication and marijuana possession. She is being held in the Shelby County Jail.
The 4-year-old boy in the front passenger seat was taken to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in critical condition while a 3-year-old girl in the backseat was taken in non-critical condition. The 4-year-old remained in critical condition Thursday morning, hospital officials said.
Cavitch allegedly told police she drank a half-bottle of vodka. Cops also found 10 grams of pot in her purse.
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Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say one person is dead following a wreck in which an underage driver was at the wheel.
Police say Tristan Robert Nichols was killed in the wreck that also injured two other people. They say speed and alcohol contributed to the wreck, which occurred early Sunday morning.
The wreck occurred when the car in a utility pole, shearing the vehicle in two.
Police say the 15-year-old driver faces several charges, including felony death by vehicle. He was taken to a juvenile detention facility.
The police report said the driver and the other two passengers suffered minor injuries.
Police didn’t give an age or hometown for Nichols.
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Stacey Lee Deans
State troopers filed criminal charges against a man accused of drunken driving in a head-on crash that killed a Wilson County woman and her 3-year-old son.
Stacey Lee Deans, 25, of 10827 Camp Charles Road outside Bailey, was charged late Tuesday with two counts of felony death by vehicle and one count of driving while impaired, according to 1st Sgt. M.S. Jones of the N.C. Highway Patrol.
Deans veered into oncoming traffic and crashed his 2001 GMC pickup truck into a 1991 Honda sedan on Church Street/U.S. 301 Business south of Rocky Mount Monday night, state troopers said.
The impact killed 21-year-old Lashunaqa Cooper and her son, 3-year-old Jiquel Copeland, both of 521 Bahma Circle in Elm City. Cooper had just finished her first day of work at Domino’s Pizza in Sharpsburg and picked up her son, and she was on her way to an uncle’s home in Rocky Mount, family members said.
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