ECU student charged in wreck that killed sorority sisters
An East Carolina University student has been charged in a November wreck that killed two fellow students, including one from Raleigh, Greenville police announced Friday.Posted — Updated
Kamil Shaunay Arrington, 21, of Nashville, was charged with two counts of misdemeanor death by vehicle. She was given a $1,000 unsecured bond.
Victoria T'nya-Ann Carter, 20, of Raleigh, and Briana Latrice Gather, 20, of Kernersville, died of injuries sustained in the wreck shortly before dawn on Nov. 20. A third passenger, Taylor Nicole King, 19, of Greenville, was injured.
Police said the three women were in a car driven by Arrington that ran off the road and hit a tree at Greenville Boulevard and Rosewood Drive. Alcohol did not play a role in the wreck, police said.
All four women were members of the pledge class for Delta Sigma Theta at ECU, WNCT News in Greenville reports. Carter also was a member of the school's Black Student Union.
They were going to get their hair done for a pledge event that night, ECU officials told WNCT.
Carter's father told WNCT that police said Arrington fell asleep for a brief moment, just long enough for her foot to rest on the gas pedal and cause the car to accelerate.
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