Pair faces drug charges following car crash in downtown Wilmington

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A minivan hit a street light in downtown Wilmington on September 27, 2019 (Photo: Kelsie Anderson / WWAY)

WILMINGTON (WWAY) — Two people are now facing drug charges after crashing a car into a light pole in downtown Wilmington early Friday.

Wilmington Police Department says the crash happened just before 5 a.m. in the intersection of North 3rd and Brunswick streets.

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Zackary Muse, 19, and Erica King, 42, were inside the car and are accused of having meth on them.

The pair was taken to the hospital with minor injuries, according to WPD.

Police say a dog that was with the pair in the car and was later picked up by a family member.



Muse was charged with DWI, PWISD Schedule II and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. King was charged with Possession of Schedule II.