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23-year-old man charged with DWI, death of NCCU senior in car wreck

Posted December 28, 2016

Melvin Brewington

— A 23-year-old man was charged with the death of a North Carolina Central University senior in a car wreck in Durham in early December.

Melvin Brewington was charged with felony death by motor vehicle, driving while impaired and reckless driving in the Dec. 7 crash that killed 27-year-old Brittany Plummer, officials said.

Police said Brewington ran his 2013 Hyundai off U.S. Highway 15-501 and struck a concrete barrier late that night. Plummer was pronounced dead at the scene.

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