Driver Charged In Crash That Killed Flower Girl

The Highway Patrol says the driver in a wreck that killed a six year old girl on her way to a wedding has now been charged.

Troopers say Mupin Cummings of Pinetops was charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle for the death of Ava Kendall. The six year old was on her way to be a flower girl in a wedding April 9th when the accident happened on Highway 43 outside of Greenville.

Trooper David Swanson said Cummings' Jeep Cherokee crossed the center line and collided with a Honda Accord.

The woman is still hospitalized at Pitt County Memorial Hospital.

Two bridesmaids in the car were also injured and hospitalized. 22-year-old Michele Garland 13-year-old Lindsey Whitehurst are from Greenville, as was Ava.

Bride-to-be Rachel Jones cancelled the wedding following the fatal wreck.

Cummings has an August court date.

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