NEW INFO: Survivor In Fatal Carteret County Accident Improving

The woman who survived a fatal wreck this weekend is improving, according to hospital officials.

Vidant Medical Center officials tell WITN Deb Parker is now listed in good condition. After a Saturday afternoon wreck, officials said she was in fair condition.

Troopers in Carteret County said a few minutes before 3 p.m. on Saturday, 55-year-old Bruce Hill of Smyrna was behind the wheel when he crossed the center line along Highway 70 near Beaufort. The vehicle ended up in a nearby ditch.

Investigators said Hill was killed in the wreck but his passenger, Parker, survived.

Troopers are still working to determine the cause of the wreck.


One person was killed and another injured in a single vehicle accident Saturday afternoon In Carteret County.

Highway Patrol says it happened about 9 miles east of Beaufort on Highway 70 just before 3:00 p.m.

Troopers say the driver, 55-year-old Bruce Hill of Smyrna, was killed. A passenger, Deb Parker, was taken to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville and is listed in fair condition.

Troopers say the vehicle crossed the center line and ended up in a ditch. They're still investigating why.