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NEW INFO: More Charges In Fatal Jacksonville Crash

A Camp Lejeune Marine is now facing involuntary manslaughter charges for a crash that killed a woman Wednesday.

Police say Lance Corporal Garrett Weaver of Highland Court faces charges of Involuntary Manslaughter, Reckless Driving, Failure to Reduce Speed, Failure to Stop at a Steady Red Light, and Failure to Yield the Right of Way.

Garrett was charged after the crash with DWI.

The Marine Corps says Weaver is a motor transportation operator, assigned to Combat Logistics Battalion 2, Combat Logistics Regiment 2.

Police say Myrna Gabriel-Parks of Jacksonville died in the 7:10 a.m. crash at Bell Fork Road and Hargett Street.

Garrett's bond is set at $31,000.



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Police have identified the woman killed in a crash in Jacksonville Wednesday morning.

Myrna Gabriel-Parks of Jacksonville died in the 7:10 a.m. crash at Bell Fork Road and Hargett Street.

Police say their investigation shows a pickup truck sideswiped a car in front of Ethridge Furniture. They say the pickup then ran a red light and struck a car coming through the intersection.

The pickup driver, Garrett Weaver of Highland Court, was transported to Camp Lejeune Naval Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. He was charged with DWI and police say more charges are expected

The 27-year-old woman died at Pitt County Memorial Hospital.


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A critically injured driver has died while police have charged the other driver with DWI.

The crash happened around 7:10 a.m. at the Bell Fork Road and Hargett Street intersection in Jacksonville.

Police say their investigation shows a pickup truck sideswiped a car in front of Ethridge Furniture. They say the pickup then ran a red light and struck a car coming through the intersection.

The pickup driver, Garrett Weaver of Highland Court, was transported to Camp Lejeune Naval Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. He was charged with DWI and police say more charged are expected.

Police say the other driver died at Pitt County Memorial Hospital. His name has not yet been released.


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One person was airlifted to Pitt County Memorial Hospital after a two vehicle crash in Jacksonville.

The accident happened at the intersection of Bell Fork Road and Hargett Street and involved a pickup truck and a passenger car.

Jacksonville police have not released any information on what caused the accident.


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