LINCOLN, N.C. – The Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that killed the passenger early Sunday morning.
The accident happened around 1:30am on Springs East Road, that’s near Maiden Highway. Sgt. Hipp of the highway patrol tells NewsChannel 36, the driver Alan Chenault, over corrected after running off the road and hit a tree.
Chenault was treated for minor injuries, he is facing DWI charges.
The passenger, 50-year-old Alan Chenault, was killed in the crash.
More charges are pending against the driver.