A winter storm warning goes into effect at 7 a.m. Friday for Beaufort, Dare, mainland Hyde, Martin, Tyrrell and Washington counties. A winter storm advisory goes into effect at 7 a.m. Friday for the rest of Eastern Carolina. The threats are snow, sleet and freezing rain.
Trooper Riggs with the Highway Patrol said Devi Koonce Sr., 53, of Cove City was killed Monday night after he was thrown from his vehicle.
Trooper Riggs said the accident happened on Cicero Riggs Rd. about a mile and a half outside Cove City in Craven County around 10 p.m. Monday night.
Riggs said Koonce Sr. went off the road to the left, overcorrected and crashed into a ditch. He said Koonce Sr. was killed after being thrown from his vehicle.