HIGHWAY PATROL: Man Killed In Racing Wreck Near Wallace

The driver of a car that troopers say was racing down a Duplin County highway has been charged after a deadly crash last night.

The Highway Patrol says Jamal Foushee of Burgaw was killed after the car he was in lost control and flipped. Troopers say they think the fatal accident happened when two cars were racing each other.

The Highway Patrol says the fatal accident happened on Highway 41 near Wallace in Duplin County around 11 p.m. Tuesday.

Troopers say 22-year-old Foushee was the passenger in the Saturn driven by 27-year-old Daniel Brockington of Maple Hill. The Highway Patrol says Brockington was racing against a Lexus driven by Johnny Holmes.

Brockington has been charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle, speeding, careless reckless, driving left of center, no seat belt and spontaneous speeding competition.

Troopers say speeds during the race reached 80 miles per hour. Brockington drove off the highway to the right and hit a utility pole. His Saturn then flipped and landed on a fence. Foushee was thrown from the car. Troopers say neither Brockington nor Foushee were wearing seat belts.

Holmes faces charges of speeding, careless reckless and spontaneous speeding competition.

Troopers tell WITN the men were on their way to work at Butterball when the crash happened.


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  • by bigguns Location: duplin county on Dec 27, 2011 at 05:57 PM
    What do you mean up north? You do not know us.We all fight our own battles. I feel we are deep south, you are being led astray by your US border. This is our loss(was there shortly after it happened). Stay on your border and keep more from getting themselves in this situation!
  • by Mercy Location: Texas on Dec 13, 2011 at 07:17 AM
    WOW, you people up north are a trip!! Snow has left your hearts so cold! Guys, put your self in the place of his family, friends, his girlfriend (whose my niece)! I meet Jamal this summer for the first time while he was in Texas. He was polite and mannerable, and quiet. "Ye who is without sin, cast the first stone". Pray for the family and hope that your snide remarks and "I'm just sayin-sayings" don't end up on your doorsteps!! God knew it was his time, he took him home....nuff said. It's call sympathy! Be Blessed.
  • by Concerned Location: wallace on Dec 12, 2011 at 03:26 AM
    People need to stop judging people!! You never know when it is your turn. I think instead of saying negative things about the deceased you need to remeber the living victims os this awful accident. No one thinks it will happen to them!! Well I have you to know that no one knows their time or place, and it will happen if it is meant too, no matter what you do. There is no way of cheating death!!! Prayers go out to the victims of this and their families. May God hold you close and protect you during your loss.
  • by anonymous on Dec 11, 2011 at 12:27 AM
    Really? People have to be that ignorant and hateful to someone who lost their life. It doesn't matter what he did in the PAST... he was an amazing person and an amazing friend. They were not racing... they were late to work, even though that it no excuse to be speeding that way, he DIDN'T DESERVE THIS! If you don't know him or know the facts, it would be best to keep your mouth shut. Didn't your parents ever teach you that if you have nothing nice to say, don't say it at all? You people are sick. People are grieving the loss of an incredible person and you want to focus on things that don't matter
  • by anonymous Location: anonymous on Dec 8, 2011 at 09:21 PM
    Everybody wants to have a say in all this.. how many of you guys actually knew him. judge not and you shall not be judge. when you judge prepare to be judged its none of your DAMN business. cars can be replaced PEOPLE cant be replaced. for some of you guys this is just something else to do you arent grieving ...so get a hobby and a life this is real life stuff.. stop putting your two cent in about his record. he was easily influenced not a bad guy. all you who judge a dead man you dont know are probably worse off than he is!! why else would you deote it so much of your attention??
  • by Tiny on Dec 8, 2011 at 01:33 PM
    What does that have to do with this??? He deserved to die because he caused an accident before? Since we're on that path, the person he hit might have caused a previous accident, so he deserved to be hit too??? NO...It doesn't work that way at all. He made mistakes just like you have. No one deserved this...
  • by Anonymous on Dec 8, 2011 at 01:21 PM
    Regardless of his past or his record, his family reads these comments, and it is beyond disrespectful for you to even imply that he deserved it just because of his legal troubles. This young man is now dead at the hands of someone else, and no one is asking for your sympathy, but the least you can do is be respectful. All parties involved will learn from this, but on that same token, a mother lost her son, two sisters lost their only brother, and a young lady lost her fiancee. Sit back and consider how you would like a dead family member/friend of yours being scrutinized by people who don't even know him or her.
  • by laura Location: greenville on Dec 8, 2011 at 06:08 AM
    Driver or passanger, doesn't matter. Sitting back while someone does something illegal and dangerous, that could kill innocent people is just as bad as commiting the crime yourself. By law, if they had killed another person, both the driver and passanger could face the same charges. The lesson here is, don't trust anyone but yourself with your personal safety. If someone is doing something that will likely have a bad end for you or others, do whatever you have to do to get out of that situation. Remember, stupid loves company.
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      by Really? on Dec 8, 2011 at 09:20 AM in reply to laura
      Why don't you tell me how the h*&l I'm supposed to safely get out of a speeding car! I guess you've never had a jerk friend or acquaintance speed or drive at all recklessly while you were in the car. THE DRIVER IS THE ONLY ONE IN CONTROL.
  • by laura Location: greenvile on Dec 8, 2011 at 06:02 AM
    No sympathy from me, at least he didn't take some innocent person with him. More to the point, why in the world would you race a Saturn against a Lexus? Well, as granny always said, "Go'head there buddy, Hell ain't half full yet!"
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      by Anonymous on Dec 8, 2011 at 12:40 PM in reply to laura
      i shouldnt be laughing but Laura, that was funny!
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      by Tiny on Dec 8, 2011 at 01:23 PM in reply to laura
      I don't think anyone is asking for sympathy, but the bottom line here is RESPECT. Regardless of how "unsympathetic" you are, the fact remains that there is a mother who lost her son. There is no point of sympathizing with the dead anyway, but don't be disrespectful.
  • by Caroline Location: Duplin on Dec 8, 2011 at 05:59 AM
    His facebook page is saying they were "late" for work and they were not racing. So, who knows. Don't people realize that they should really make their social networking sites private? You can learn alot from just reading the posts. Not only on this young man but also the young man that was killed in the gang shooting.
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