Fatal car crash in Pamlico County

BAYBORO, N.C. (WNCT) – N.C. HIghway Patrol tells 9 On Your Side one person is dead Sunday after a fatal crash in Pamlico County.

It happened around 12 a.m. on Highway 306. Sergeant Lamon Hill says a a white 2009 Nissan Cube traveling south on NC 306 in Pamlico County crossed the centerline and traveled into the northbound travel lane and struck a 2002 GMC pickup truck that was traveling northbound on NC 306 head on.

The Nissan driver, 31-year old Shannah Pierce was killed in the crash. No other passengers were in her vehicle.

The driver of the GMC pickup was under the age of 21 and was charged with D.W.I and consuming while operating a motor vehicle while under the age of 21. He was transported to Carolina East Medical Center.

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