NEW DETAILS: Man Facing Charges In Fatal Wreck

New details on a wreck in Onslow County that killed a child.

Twenty-three year-old Michael Carter is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of a 3-year-old in a crash, according to the Jacksonville Daily News. The accident happened Wednesday afternoon at the Angola intersection, west of Jacksonville.

An obituary says 3-year-old I'Maeron Wooten died Wednesday. The paper says the child was not properly restrained when the car crashed.

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We are gathering details about an accident that lawmen say claimed the life of a child in Onslow County.

The scene is what's known as the Angola Intersection, the intersection of NC-53 and Gurganus Road in Onslow County, west of Jacksonville. The Jacksonville Daily News says a child, who was not properly restrained, died in a single car wreck there. It happened around 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, the paper says.

The child's name has not been released.

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  • by anonymous Location: nc on Jan 15, 2010 at 09:24 AM
    There was no removal of the seatbelt in this situation. That child should have been in a car seat, and there was NONE. That child should NOT have been in the car with someone who should NOT have been driving to begin with. The mother should be charged too. Yes, she suffered a loss, but she is NOT a victim in this situation!
  • by >_< Location: onslow co on Jan 15, 2010 at 08:32 AM
    I went to school with this guy. He was rude and would be mean to everybody that wasent in his "crew" Hes had multiple priors from what ive been told so he needs to get locked up and stay locked up for a change. He's just a habitual offender that wont learn.
  • by kay Location: jax on Jan 15, 2010 at 05:28 AM
    I've heard he was driving with no license, no tags and no insurance as well. Clown. I pray for the child's remaining family.
  • by Anonymous on Jan 15, 2010 at 03:48 AM
    To all parents and ESPECIALLY you young ones. YOU CAN NEVER BE TOO SAFE!!! CHECK AND RECHECK your children. I have a child that removes her belt constantly. Houdini. Do not ignore it.
  • by Anonymous on Jan 14, 2010 at 04:18 PM
    Thats a shame. Seatbelt or not that family has suffered a terrible loss. Prayers are with them.

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