Habitual felon sentenced to at least 7 years in prison for DWI crash

COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A man is going to prison for driving drunk which ended in a crash that seriously injured another person.

Habitual felon, Jeremy Dean Rogers, was sentenced up to ten years for DWI crash that injured ER doctor in Columbus County.

On September 25, Rogers pleaded guilty to charges involving a DWI crash. Rogers was sentenced to at least seven years in the department of corrections for habitual felon, aggravated felony serious injury, and related driving charges.

Dr. Tammy Reed, who at the time was an emergency room physician for Columbus County Hospital, suffered broken bones and other serious injuries as the driver of an SUV who was struck head on by the Roger’s car on NC Highway 130 east of Whiteville.

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