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Woman charged after car goes into Jacksonville creek with infant in car

JACKSONVILLE, NC (AP) — State troopers say a woman distracted while arguing with a passenger drove off a road in Onslow County and into a creek with her 9-month-old baby in the car.

WITN in Greenville reports 23-year-old Brittany Veitch is charged with careless and reckless driving. The patrol said the accident happened just after 4 p.m. Wednesday.

The patrol said Veitch drove off the road as she was arguing with the passenger. Her 9-month-old baby boy was in a car seat and got out of the car unharmed.

No major injuries were reported.

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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