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Woman charged after wreck victim dies

Posted December 4, 2009

— Rocky Mount police charged a 24-year-old woman Thursday after a 69-year-old woman died of injuries sustained in wreck in late November.

Jennipher Snow Flake, of Rocky Mount, was charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle in the Nov. 20 wreck that killed Lonnice Evans Romney.

Police said that Flake ran a red light and struck Romney's vehicle at U.S. Highway 301 and Jeffreys Road.

Romney died at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville on Nov. 27.

Flake was being held under a $10,000 unsecured bond early Friday.


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  • katiencbabe Dec 4, 2009

    WRAL, that map is not of US 301 and Jeffreys... it's in the middle of a nearby neighborhood.

  • HologramEclipse Dec 4, 2009

    *would have*

    you know what I mean.

  • HologramEclipse Dec 4, 2009

    I mean, it's kind of hard not to comment on the name. If WRAL had left out the middle name, I doubt we wouldn't have felt inclined.

  • lovesanimals Dec 4, 2009

    You should both be ashamed of yourselves. There are greiving families here and you two just want to make smart comments. So sad.

  • euimport Dec 4, 2009

    with a name like that, no way she was ever going to be a doctor ....

  • john283594 Dec 4, 2009

    "Jennipher Snow Flake"

    What parents do to these kids, with that name something bad was bound to happen...