Sampson County, NC (June 22, 2020) – A pedestrian was killed in a crash involving an impaired driver in Sampson County on Sunday. The crash took place just before 1:00 a.m. on OBJ Road in Plain View.
According to police, 32-year-old Angel De Jesus Consola Polo was walking along OBJ Road when he was hit by a pickup truck driven by 55-year-old Robert McCullen, II of Dunn. McCullen was driving a Chevrolet pickup truck northbound on OBJ Trail when he crossed the center line and the truck ran off the left side of the roadway. As the truck left the road, it struck Polo who was standing on the grassy shoulder.
Polo died at the scene as a result of his injuries. Police later arrested McCullen and charged him with driving while impaired, felony death by motor vehicle, and reckless driving.
Our thoughts and condolences are with the family of Angel De Jesus Consola Polo.
Fatal Accidents in North Carolina
Over 1,400 people are killed in North Carolina car accidents. Of this number, nearly 400 are victims of drunk drivers. Impaired driving is a leading cause of fatal car accidents in our state both for pedestrians as well as motorists.
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