DURHAM, NC (WITN) - Authorities say a woman was struck and killed on a highway in our state after resisting arrest.
State troopers were investigating an accident on I-85 south near East Club Boulevard in Durham around 10:45 p.m. Monday.
Driver Destinee Abraham, 26, of Hope Mills, was being placed under arrest for driving while impaired when troopers say she ran away into the northbound lanes of I-85.
Abraham was struck by a car and died at the scene.
The trooper who was arresting her was placed on administrative duty, which is standard protocol for any in-custody death.
The SBI is assisting in the investigation.