A winter weather advisory has been issued for all of eastern Carolina except Carteret, Onslow, and Duplin counties from 6pm Thursday through 4am Friday. Light freezing rain and sleet will be possible.
The statistics reinforce how dangerous our roadways are for our younger generations. In North Carolina and the nation as a whole, deaths and injuries resulting from motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for persons from age four to age 33. This information comes from a study by the UNC Highway Safety Research Center.