BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A teenager is in jail charged with a drunk driving crash that killed her father early this morning in Brunswick County.
Highway Patrol says Brianna Galloway, 18, of Lumberton, is charged with DWI and felony death by motor vehicle.
Investigators say she was driving on Stone Chimney Road near NC 211 north of Shallotte at 1:37 a.m. when she ran off the left side of the road, hit a tree and flipped her car. Her father, Troy Kevin Galloway, 41, of Supply, died in the crash. Troopers say neither was wearing a seat belt.
Brianna Galloway is in the Brunswick County Jail under $50,000 bond.