WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police have identified a man killed after being struck by a car yesterday evening.
The incident was reported in the 600 block of Morningside Drive around 6 p.m. Thursday, police said. They said Brittany Boddiford, 22, was returning to Domino’s on Carolina Beach Road when she hit Lacoltus Grady. Police said Boddiford was reaching for her cell phone, drifted left of center and hit Grady as he stood near his parked car. Police said the driver then hit the victim’s car and a parked moving truck.
Police said Grady was transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. Boddiford was treated at NHRMC for minor injuries. She is now facing a misdemeanor death by motor vehicle charge, in addition to other traffic violations. She’s also facing a marijuana charge, according to jail records.