WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Wilmington Police have charged a 59-year-old woman with DWI after she hit and killed a cyclist Thursday afternoon.
Eyewitnesses told police Christina Marcotte, of Wilmington, was the driver of the Saturn SUV that ran into 49-year-old Robert Bennett Byrd, of Wilmington, around noon Thursday.
The accident happened at the intersection of Fourth and Greenfield Streets. Byrd was riding a bicycle at the time of the crash.
Investigators say additional charges will be filed.
No other details have been provided at this time.
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