Victims of fatal wreck in Pender County identified

Updated: Apr. 10, 2017 at 11:00 AM EDT
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PENDER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - The two victims in a fatal wreck on HWY 53 in Pender County early Friday morning have been identified.

Robert Fiala, 44, and Donna Fiala, 52, both of Atlanta, Ga., died in the wreck, First Sgt. Parks with the State Highway Patrol said Monday.

A 1-year-old who was in the vehicle was uninjured in the wreck. Family members are caring for the child, Parks said.

No charges will be filed.

According to officials, a 2006 Acura driven by Robert Fiala was traveling eastbound on HWY 53 shortly before 4:30 a.m. when he drifted into oncoming traffic and collided with a box truck traveling west.

The driver of the truck was uninjured.

Officials said vehicle speed and alcohol are not believed to be factors in the wreck.

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