Driver Charged In May Crash That Killed ECU Student


Eight months after an ECU student died in a traffic accident, Greenville police have charged the other driver in her death.

Court records show that Mitchell Wilkerson, who was 17 years old at the time, has been charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle.

The two vehicle accident happened on May 20th during a rain storm on Arlington Boulevard, near Merry Lane.

Killed was 20-year-old Elizabeth Griffiths of Raleigh.

At the time, police said Wilkerson's pickup truck hydroplaned and slammed into Griffiths' sedan.

Griffiths was trapped in her car, and later died at Vidant Medical Center.


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