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ECU students involved in fatal wreck

Posted November 20, 2010
Updated November 21, 2010

— Police in Greenville were investigating a single-car wreck that killed two East Carolina University students and injured two others.

Victoria T'nya-Ann Carter, 20, of Raleigh, was riding in the back seat on the right. She was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The driver, Kamil Shaunay Arrington, 20, of Nash County, and two other passengers, Taylor Nicole King, 19, of Greenville, and Briana Latrice Gather, 20, of Kernersville, were taken to Pitt County Memorial Hospital.

Gather died on Sunday. King was in fair condition. A condition update for Arrington was not available. 

Police said Arrington's car ran off the road at Greenville Boulevard and Rosewood Drive and hit a tree just before dawn Saturday. They said that it does not appear alcohol played a role in the wreck.

Carter and the other women were members of the pledge class for Delta Sigma Theta at East Carolina, the Associated Press reported. Carter also was a member of the school's Black Student Union.


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  • jiggasmommy Nov 26, 2010

    praying for my sorors and the families

  • taliaferrojones Nov 23, 2010

    This is heartbreaking news. My heart goes out to family, friends and sisters of Delta Sigma Theta. Stay close and hold each other up at this time.

  • due_whats_right Nov 22, 2010

    the driver will just get probation what and see..............were is the justice for the family..........

    Note: The driver has passed as well.....anything positive to say here? This was the only negative comment on this story. I am glad that we are keeping the focus on what matters - the lives of 3 young women gone too soon!

  • wildcat Nov 22, 2010

    My condolences to both families. May God continue to be with all of you. Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot remove. Keep the memories for they are precious.

  • shortcake53 Nov 22, 2010

    Lovely young lady. I'm so sad for her family.

  • tjhiggs68 Nov 22, 2010

    My heart is very heavy for these young ladies. May God be with their families and give them the strength and support they need during this time of grief. God bless and my deepest condolences for the losses.

  • monicacclucas Nov 22, 2010

    My heart is breaking and aching right now. Lady V as we called her, was a teen volunteer and later a Library Page at the Richard B. Harrison Library. She was always doing something and I loved the talks we had. I I loved the person she was so much, so caring, loving and funny. My hear and prayers go out to her family and friends.I love you Lady V..

  • jsc391 Nov 22, 2010

    Kamil Shaunay Arrington died in the accident as well. God Bless These young ladies Mothers & Families. I know they are deeply crushed right now. God please be with them.

  • rebecca7 Nov 22, 2010

    So sad!!! Prayers for all involved.

  • nano Nov 22, 2010

    What a darned shame. Lovely young lady. I worry about young people driving all the time. I lost a H.S. friend my freshman year of college...Thanksgiving weekend. Message to everyone: PLEASE take it easy, and be careful out there!