Two years later, woman charged in deadly wreck

Published: Sep. 12, 2012 at 3:18 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 16, 2012 at 3:18 AM EDT
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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Two years after a deadly wreck in Wilmington, a 74-year-old woman has been charged in connection with the crash.

The accident happened on October 7, 2010.

Police say Earl Randolph Oglesby, 81, was killed when Patricia Whitfield ran a red light at the intersection of Oleander and Country Club Drive.

Oglesby died a week later at the hospital of renal and respiratory failure.

Whitfield is now charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle.

Police say Oglesby's family asked officers to take a closer look at the case and that's why they decided to charge Whitfield now.

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