Case Continued For Driver Accused In Fatal Crash

The case against a man lawmen say was behind the wheel of a truck that flipped after going more than 100 miles per hour, causing a crash that killed a teen, has been continued.

Taylor Elks, a 17 year old from New Bern, was killed in a crash in January in Jones County. Court records showed 57-year-old William Small was due in court today for a misdemeanor death by vehicle charge.

The case was continued until April 30 and Small was given a court-appointed attorney.


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  • by myob Location: enc on Mar 5, 2010 at 08:49 PM
    people should get the facts first and leave these families alone.
  • by Tha judge on Mar 5, 2010 at 03:54 PM
    Maybe I need to go back to the bench. Lawyers judges court. No justice anymore.
  • by Jethro Bodine Location: New Bern on Mar 5, 2010 at 01:30 PM
    To Crazy: "Who does that at that age?" The answer: People that drink!
  • by Anonymous on Mar 5, 2010 at 07:44 AM
    I said I was sorry that I miss typed once, how many times do you want me to say I am sorry I made a mistake.
  • by Just a Girl Location: Williamston on Mar 5, 2010 at 06:44 AM
    READ THE STORY SHE GOT KILLED, THE DRIVER WAS A MALE.
  • by Crazy Location: ENC on Mar 5, 2010 at 06:07 AM
    A 57 year old man driving more than 100 mph with a minor in the vehicle? Who does that at that age? Send that idiot to jail!
  • by Anonymous on Mar 5, 2010 at 06:06 AM
    Should have read he, not she, sorry.
  • by to anonymous on Mar 5, 2010 at 05:06 AM
    huh? Taylor was the one who was killed, SHE was not the driver.
  • by Anonymous on Mar 5, 2010 at 03:47 AM
    Watch for some stuid plea deal, where she gets slap on wrist and is sent home and told not to drive for a week.
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