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Archive for February, 2013

Update: Man charged with murder in Delco accident

Monday, February 25th, 2013

COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A Leland man involved in two seperate accidents on Friday has been charged with two felonies for his role in the accident.

Highway Patrol says the first accident happened when a Cadillac Deville heading west on 74/76 hit a white van. A trooper says the Cadillac continued heading west until it cross the median and hit a Chevrolet HHR belonging to LabCorp nearly head-on.

Investigators say that 26-year-old Pierre Walker of Leland has been charged with 2nd degree murder, and habitual driving while intoxicated for his role in the death of 61-year-old Martha Mintz.

Troopers say that Walker did not have a license due to three previous DUI convictions.

It is suspected that Walker was under the influence of drugs at the time of the accident.

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One dead after motorcycle accident

Monday, February 25th, 2013

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — According to the New Hanover County Dispatch an individual is dead after an accident in the 3500 block of Carolina Beach Rd. near the Pirates Table.

Investigators say that an unidentified male in his mid-40’s was killed after his motorcycle collided with a truck.

Police say that the man was driving the motorcycle somewhere in the range of 80-85 miles an hour at the time off the collision.

At this time the name of the victim is being withheld until all family members can be notified.

Stay with WWAY as we continue to monitor this developing story.

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Motorcycle accident closes part of Carolina Beach Road

Monday, February 25th, 2013

First responders are on the scene of a motorcycle accident in Wilmington Sunday night, according to New Hanover County Dispatch.

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CFPUA sanitary sewer overflow in Wilmington

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Cape Fear Public Utility Authority responded to and stopped a sanitary sewer overflow on Saturday near 1002 Cypress Drive in Wilmington.

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Former East Bladen Eagle Desmond Bryant arrested

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Oakland Raiders defensive tackle Desmond Bryant was arrested on a charge of criminal mischief in Miami-Dade County early on Sunday morning, Michael David Smith of ProFootballTalk.com reports.

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