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Driver charged after Sampson County fatal wreck

Posted March 18, 2012

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— A man was arrested Sunday after authorities say he fled the scene of a fatal two-car wreck near Roseboro in Sampson County.

Tedrick Buie was charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle and reckless driving. More charges against him are expected, authorities said.

Two cars were driving near each other on N.C. Highway 242 when Buie lost control, went off the road, rolled down the embankment and overturned. The other car hit Buie's car, authorities said, and its passenger was killed.

Both drivers, who had minor injuries, left the scene. Names of the passenger and driver in the other car have not been released, but authorities said the two were siblings.

The other driver has not been charged.

No other details were released.


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  • Mustange Mar 19, 2012

    to many fast a furious drivers out there find out the hard way its all hollywood

  • If_I_Was_President Mar 19, 2012

    We very rarely ever get the whole story.

  • bmatt Mar 19, 2012

    There is a lot more to this story. Be patient and let the details come out.

  • chspunkgurlie07 Mar 19, 2012

    im not understanding this right if the other car hit buie then why is he being charged??

  • stoney9998 Mar 19, 2012

    Am I reading this right? The OTHER car hit Buie and he lost control. BOTH drivers left the scene yet Buie is the one that was charged with the death. I don't know anything about the situation except whats up here but that just doesnt sound right. My prayers are with all of them. No matter whos fault, a person is gone.

  • abbynork Mar 19, 2012

    Tedrick is the real victim here.