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Police: Speed, alcohol factors in Wilson wreck

Posted March 25, 2010 10:45 p.m. EDT
Updated March 30, 2010 5:11 a.m. EDT

— Police say speed and alcohol were factors when a minivan collided with a fence Thursday night in Wilson.

The wreck happened around 7:10 p.m. near the intersection of Phillip Street and Norris Boulevard.

The driver, Corey Lamont Parker, 29, of 211 York St., was arrested and charged with driving while impaired, assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury and driving while license revoked.

The front seat passenger, 29-year-old Jonathan Chatman, was injured when he was struck by a fence post in the collision. He remains in critical condition.

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