Kill Devil Hills, NC (December 4, 2018) – In Kill Devil Hills, police have made an arrest following a fatal pedestrian crash that happened this past week. At the time of the incident, a man was crossing the street and was struck by a negligent drunk driver.
At the time, police say that 55-year-old Guy Vanderver had been crossing the street when 37-year-old Michael Draper struck Vanderver as he was driving northbound. The accident happened near North Croatan Highway around 9:40 at night.
Police used a search warrant to obtain information that Draper had been drunk at the time of the accident. He was arrested on charges of felony death by motor vehicle.
Police are still trying to determine exactly how the accident took place.
We would like to extend our sincere condolences to the loved ones of Guy Vanderver at this time.
Pedestrian Accident in North Carolina
Every year, handfuls of pedestrian accidents occur across North Carolina that are caused by the negligence. They cause serious injuries, fatalities to those involved. North Carolina actually ranks 7th highest in the U.S. for pedestrian accidents. If you have been injured or lost a family member in a North Carolina car accident, you need the assistance of a knowledgeable and skilled personal injury lawyer.
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