Highway Patrol reports third fatal crash on Highway 17 in weeks - WECT TV6-WECT.com:News, weather & sports Wilmington, NC

Highway Patrol reports third fatal crash on Highway 17 in weeks

Highway Patrol Troopers said a third fatal wreck has occurred on Highway 17 in Pender County in the past two weeks. Highway Patrol Troopers said a third fatal wreck has occurred on Highway 17 in Pender County in the past two weeks.
PENDER COUNTY, NC (WECT) -

Highway Patrol Troopers said a third fatal wreck has occurred on Highway 17 in Pender County in the past two weeks.

Troopers said 30-year-old Jason Carter stepped into the roadway Saturday night and was hit by a Toyota Highlander.

The crash happened on Highway 17 North near the intersection of Union Bethel Road in Hampstead.

Officials said he died at the scene.

No charges will be filed.

Copyright 2014 WECT. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly