Driver Charged After Weekend Martin County Fatal Accident

The driver of a car that crashed this weekend after leaving a family reunion, killing a Greenville woman and injuring several other people, has been charged by state troopers.

Primous Outlaw, Jr. was charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle, careless and reckless driving, driving while license revoked and a lane control violation.

Killed in the Saturday night crash on Highway 171 outside of Jamesville was 35-year-old Latasha Moore. Troopers say she and two others in the backseat were not wearing seat belts and were thrown from the vehicle. Geraldine Norman of Roper was critically injured in the accident. Outlaw and a front seat passenger were belted in and were not seriously injured.

Troopers say five people were in the car that had just left a family reunion. They say the 26-year-old Plymouth man was traveling south on 171 from Jamesville around 9:30 p.m. Troopers say Outlaw then pulled back onto the road, went left to center, overturned once in the roadway, overturned two additional times, then finally went off the roadway to the right.


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Five people who had just left a family reunion were involved in a single car wreck in Martin County Saturday night. Troopers say one person was killed in the wreck, several others were injured.

According to troopers 26-year-old Primous Outlaw of Plymouth was traveling south on 171 from Jamesville around 9:30 p.m. with four other people inside the car when he ran off the road to the right. Troopers say Outlaw then pulled back onto the road, went left to center, overturned once in the roadway, overturned two additional times, then finally went off the roadway to the right.

Troopers say both Outlaw and the front passenger, 27-year-old Jessica Brown of Greenville were wearing seat-belts. They were injured, but not seriously.

The other three people in the back seat, 35-year-old Latasha Moore of Greenville, 35-year-old Geraldine Norman of Roper, and 20-year-old Malik Ormond of Greenville were not wearing seat-belts and were ejected from the vehicle.

Troopers say Moore was killed in the wreck. Roper was also injured and in critical condition at the hospital. Meanwhile troopers say Ormond was not seriously injured.

Troopers say alcohol was not involved. They are still investigating the wreck and say charges are pending.


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