Charges filed in fatal Durham collision
Posted September 10, 2013
Durham, N.C. — Police on Tuesday charged a driver in connection with a fatal collision a week ago on Stadium Drive in Durham.
Amina Baker, 17, was charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle and failure to yield in the Sept. 2 collision that killed Rubia Hernandez Portillo.
Portillo, 30, of Durham, died after being thrown from her overturned minivan in the collision, which occurred near the intersection of Horton Road.
A man in the van with Portillo was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, and Baker was not injured, police said.