Wednesday, October 27, 2021
N.C. Woman Charged After Fatal Traffic Accident Near Kinston

N.C. Woman Charged After Fatal Traffic Accident Near Kinston

KINSTON, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina State Highway Patrol has charged a woman in connection with a crash at an intersection that killed a couple. News outlets report 42-year-old Kimberly Barrett has been charged with two counts of misdemeanor death by motor vehicle and failure to stop at a stop sign in connection with the accident on Tuesday. According to the patrol, 37-year-old Antonio Rhem and 39-year-old Regina Rhem were heading south on Wallace Family Road northeast of Kinston, while Barrett was heading westbound on Tilghman Mill Road around 7 p.m. The couple’s vehicle landed on its top in a nearby yard after the collision.

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