ECU student serving as HP intern dies in crash
An East Carolina University student was killed and a N.C. State Highway Patrol trooper was injured in a crash that happened in Pitt County.
ON OCTOBER 1st, FOX'S RETIREMENT WILL BECOME OFFICIAL. WE WISH HIM WELL. >>> AND ECU STUDENT DIED IN A CRASH INVOLVING STATE HIGHWAY PATROL EARLY THIS MORNING. 22-YEAR-OLD MICHAEL HIGGINS WAS INTERNING WITH TROOPERS, HE WAS RIDING IN A TROOPER'S CAR WHEN THAT TROOPER TRIED TO OVERTAKE A DRIVER WHO MAY HAVE BEEN IMPAIRED. THE TROOPER LOST CONTROL OF THE CAR AND WENT OFF SMITHTOWN ROAD, HITTING A UTILITY POLE AND TWO TREES. THE TROOPER WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL WITH INJURIES BUT