UPDATE: Man Charged For Wreck That Killed Wife

The Highway Patrol says a man has been charged in the wreck that killed his wife.

Troopers say Kevin Higgins is charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle and exceeding a safe speed for the conditions. The crash on Highway 258 in Onslow County on July 31 claimed the life of Sandra Higgins of Raeford. She was 37 years old.

Troopers say the road was wet after a brief, heavy downpour.

Investigators say a pick-up truck driven by the victim's husband, Kevin HIggins, crossed the center turn lane on Highway 258 between Koonce Fork and Gregory Fork roads. An Infiniti S-U-V then hit the passenger's side of Higgin's vehicle.



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A woman was killed in a two vehicle wreck Sunday evening in Onslow county.

Trooper J.L. Morton tells WITN News that Sandra Higgins, 37, of Raeford, NC was killed.

Investigators say a pick-up truck driven by the victim's husband, Kevin HIggins, crossed the center turn lane on Highway 258 between Koonce Fork and Gregory Fork roads. An Infiniti S-U-V then hit the passenger's side of Higgin's vehicle.

Sandra Higgins was pinned in the collision and died as a result of that wreck according to Morton.

Charges are pending at this time. Morton says alcohol nor speed seemed to be factor.


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