By: Caitlin Dineen
WILMINGTON, NC (StarNewsOnline.com) -- A NC Highway Patrol trooper charged a 42-year-old Wilmington man with driving while impaired after the man drove off the road and hit a utility pole Sunday evening.
Jerry Johnston was also charged with reckless driving, Tpr. K. Lee said.
Lee said he responded to the 900 block of Piner Road just after 5 p.m. Sunday. When he arrived on scene,he found a Mazda overturned and a utility pole knocked down.