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WPD: Woman arrested for weekend hit-and-run


WILMINGTON, NC (NEWS RELEASE) -- The driver police think struck and seriously injured a pedestrian early last Saturday morning has been arrested.

Erica Nicole Kane, d.o.b. 8-7-1983, was charged on Friday with Felony Hit and Run, as well as the additional charges of Expired Registration and Expired Inspection.

Kane’s passenger at the time of the crash, Mario Deran Robinson, d.o.b. 12-17-1981, was also arrested. Robinson was charged with Failing to Report a Traffic Crash. Kane and Robinson both reside in Wilmington.

Kane received a $3000 secured bond. She posted bond and has been released from custody. Her booking photo is attached. Robinson was released on unsecured bond (no booking photo available).

Summary of the case - Daniel Khan, age 21, was struck and seriously injured on July 2nd as he tried to cross South College Road. He has been hospitalized since the time of the crash.
A description of the car that struck Mr. Khan was widely publicized. On Thursday (yesterday), the WPD Traffic unit located the gold Mitsubishi Galant in Sampson County where it had been taken for repairs.

After interviewing Erica Kane on Thursday night, the Traffic Unit obtained warrants. Kane and Robinson were arrested on Friday morning.

Last weekend, the Wilmington Police Department and the victim’s family issued appeals for information about the incident. Local news organizations assisted by widely publicizing the appeals. Numerous calls came in from citizens providing information and trying to assist. Information received during this time was pivotal in solving the case. Thanks to all who responded.

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The report doesn't say...

who posted her bail...just that her $3,000.00 bail was posted. It may have been her...or someone else. You are making an assumption with your comment.


No, I'm not making any assumptions. You are misinterpreting my post. I said, "She managed to come up with $3,000 to bail herself out of jail". I didn't say anything about whether it came from her or someone else. My point was that she was able to come up with $3,000 from somewhere to get herself out of jail. Geeeeezzzzzz!!!

Sampson County

Apparently not far enough away from this story. Nice try though.