COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A Leland man involved in two seperate accidents on Friday has been charged with two felonies for his role in the accident.
Highway Patrol says the first accident happened when a Cadillac Deville heading west on 74/76 hit a white van. A trooper says the Cadillac continued heading west until it cross the median and hit a Chevrolet HHR belonging to LabCorp nearly head-on.
Investigators say that 26-year-old Pierre Walker of Leland has been charged with 2nd degree murder, and habitual driving while intoxicated for his role in the death of 61-year-old Martha Mintz.
Troopers say that Walker did not have a license due to three previous DUI convictions.
It is suspected that Walker was under the influence of drugs at the time of the accident.