Fatal accident on Pasquotank-Perquimans county line

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A Currituck County man has died after an accident on Hwy. 17 near the Pasquotank-Perquimans county line.

The N.C. Highway Patrol responded to the accident scene shortly after midnight in the early morning hours of Thursday, December 7.

Trooper Derrick Banks says 21-year-old Chandler Davenport ran his car off the road and was killed in result of the crash.

There was also one passenger in the car, 23-year-old Breeanna Fulton, also from Currituck County, was transported to the hospital but is expected to be okay, according to troopers.

Trooper Banks told WITN he believes drugs may have been involved, but that won't be proven until autopsy and toxicology reports are completed.