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Four Oaks woman dies after being hit by car

Posted April 30, 2008

— A Four Oaks woman died Tuesday after being struck by a car.

The State Highway Patrol said Donna Baker, 23, of 1505 Elevation Road, was walking on Old School Road, about three miles outside of Four Oaks.

Baker was struck from behind by a car driven by 25-year-old Randy Stanely, also of Four Oaks, police said.

Baker was taken to Duke Medical where she died.

At the time, Baker was walking with her fiancé Michael Beaver and their 13-month-old baby. Beaver suffered minor injuries. The baby was not injured.

Baker was taken to Duke Medical where she died.

No charges have been filed in the incident.


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  • news4u May 1, 2008

    The woman had just been saved at church this past Sunday according to her fiancee - thank God for that - prayers go out to her family as well the man who hit her. Found the video of this here : http://abclocal.go.com/wtvd/story?section=news/local&id=6114502

  • starglow2005 May 1, 2008

    One news station reported they were walking because they could not afford a car. The driver claims he did not see them due to the sun blocking his vision. Very sad day for the family and the little girl who lost her mother, but thank god she was not hurt or killed also.

  • Meandmytwo May 1, 2008

    This is tragic no matter how you put it. Praying for the family and the guy that hit here.

  • colliedave Apr 30, 2008

    Wonder if theu were walking due to high gas prices? If so, algore and his cronies have blood on their hands.