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Troopers: Drunk driver hit pedestrian

Posted June 11, 2008

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— State Troopers say a drunk driver hit a pedestrian in Wake County early Wednesday. The pedestrian was in critical condition.

Connie Sue King, 43, of Knightdale, struck a man near Moore’s Creek Drive as she drove west on Poole Road, authorities said. She had two passengers with her.

Richard Caldwell, 38, stepped into the roadway, authorities said. Troopers said they suspect he also had alcohol in his system.

Authorities charged King with DWI and held her in the Wake County Jail.

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  • colliedave Jun 11, 2008

    OK, WRAL

    how drunk was she? Is this her first DWI.

  • pebbles262004 Jun 11, 2008

    SO SAD , THAT WAS SOMEONE'S SON, MAYBE HUSBAND ,FATHER, OR BROTHER....SORRY FOR THERE LOSS

  • LocalYokel Jun 11, 2008

    thanks for posting the pic of the broken windshield WRAL. It helps to understand the actual damage an auto can inflict. Maybe one day the general public and our lawmakers will take driving and auto (bike/pedestrian) accidents more seriously.

  • Just the facts mam Jun 11, 2008

    Maybe all of these people need to get off the booze... Stupid is as stupid does.