Monday, December 06, 2021
Driver Charged In May 7 Fatal Crash On U.S. 70 Bypass

Driver Charged In May 7 Fatal Crash On U.S. 70 Bypass

Felony charges are filed in a Wayne County traffic crash that has now resulted in one death.  On May 7th, a vehicle travelling on the U.S. 70 Bypass near Parkstown Road ran off the highway and overturned.  The driver and two passengers were injured in the crash and taken to the hospital.  One passenger, 34-year-old Takiyya Ross of Kinston, later passed away from injuries sustained in the crash at Vidant Medical Center.  The second passenger, 34-year-old Courtney Currie of Kinston, was seriously injured.  None of the vehicle occupants were reportedly wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash.  The driver, 32-year-old Andre M. Money of Kinston, was initially charged with DWI following the crash.  The State Highway Patrol now reports Money has also been charged with Felony Death by Motor Vehicle and Felony Serious Injury by Motor Vehicle.  Money has been arrested and was placed into the Wayne County Jail.

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