Man Charged After Deadly Crash In Onslow County

An Onslow County man has been charged for causing a deadly crash Thursday afternoon.

The Highway Patrol says 25-year-old Spencer Sharpe of Richlands was heading down Highway 172 in Hubert when his vehicle struck another vehicle that was slowing down to turn into a driveway.

Troopers say the man's vehicle then crossed the center line, head-on into an oncoming vehicle that was pulling a boat. The driver of that vehicle, 61-year-old Jake Jones of Kinston, was killed.

Sharpe was charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle because of the crash.


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