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.


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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.


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