Driver faces no charges after woman killed by fire department pickup truck on Hatteras Island

Posted at 7:56 PM, Sep 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-15 19:57:32-04

RODANTHE, N.C. – A woman is dead after being run over by a fire department pickup truck leaving the beach on Hatteras Island.

The Dare County Sheriff’s Office says the incident happened around 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the area of Corbina Drive in Rodanthe.

A release from the office says deputies, along with the National Park Service, responded and found “that a 70-year-old female had been run over by a Chicamacomico Fire Department pickup truck.”

The woman died at the scene.

Deputies say the truck was exiting the beach using the access at the end of the road.

The Dare County Sheriff’s Office along with the District Attorney’s Office stated that they reviewed the case and no charges will be filed against the driver at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Dare County Sheriff’s Office at (252)-475-5980.

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