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Police: Man fled scene of fatal wreck

Posted May 10, 2010 11:39 a.m. EDT
Updated May 10, 2010 12:17 p.m. EDT

— A man was charged late Sunday with fleeing the scene of a fatal wreck, Rocky Mount police said Monday.

Donald Oliver Jones, 22, no address available, was charged with felony death by motor vehicle, felony serious injury by vehicle, driving while impaired, driving while license revoked and resisting, obstructing or delaying an officer. Bond was set at $26,500.

Police said Jones was speeding and ran a stop sign at the intersection of Morning Star Church and Old Battleboro roads at about 5 p.m. Sunday. His vehicle collided with another vehicle, flipped and caught fire.

A passenger in Jones' vehicle, Antone Felder, 23, was killed in the wreck.

The occupants of the other vehicle were taken to Nash General Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, police said. One person was then taken to Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville.

Police said Jones ran from the scene but was arrested later.