Greenville woman charged with death of Nash County man

Published: Jan. 26, 2018 at 5:11 AM EST
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A Greenville woman has been charged with the death of a Nash County man after an accident Thursday morning.

Leila Faranesh, 43, of Greenville, is charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle.

The two vehicle crash happened on U.S. 264 east of Bailey.

Troopers say Faranesh ran off the road, over-corrected and then side-swiped another vehicle. That vehicle then ran off the road and overturned.

Officials say the driver of the overturned vehicle, Ricky Stewart, 46, of Holly Springs, was killed in the crash. They say he was wearing a seat belt.