Pedestrian killed by alleged drunk driver in lower Currituck

By on September 18, 2017

A Virginia woman walking along a road Saturday night in lower Currituck County was struck and killed by a vehicle driven by a man who was allegedly intoxicated.

The N.C. Highway Patrol said Lindsey Anne Parsons, 29, of Chesapeake, was walking westbound on South Spot Road around 11:20 p.m. when she was hit by a car traveling in the same direction driven by Charles Baum, 22, of Jarvisburg.

Parsons died at the scene, according to state troopers.


Baum has been charged with driving while impaired and felony death by motor vehicle. He was booked into the Currituck County Detention Center and was released after posting bond.

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