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North Carolina Police arrest man who fled scene after fatal wreck

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Posted at 4:23 PM, Mar 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-09 16:23:38-04

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Police in North Carolina have arrested a man who they say fled the scene of a fatal accident.

News sources report Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say a motorist driving an Acura on Sunday hit Toyota Camry that was turning.

According to police, the driver of the Toyota, identified as 21-year-old Nigel Brown, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators say 22-year-old James Nelson Winston fled the scene in his car, which police said was stolen. Winston is charged with DWI after he was treated for injuries at a local hospital.

Subsequent warrants also charged Winston with second-degree murder, felony death by motor vehicle, among other offenses.