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.

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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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