Woman Hit By Drunk Driver Dies From Injuries

9:29 AM, Jun 11, 2013   |    comments
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Winston-Salem, NC -- Additional charges have been filed against a drunk driver in a wreck that led to the death of a woman.

Police said Shelba C. Lane died Sunday after she was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center with life-threatening injuries following a vehicle wreck Thursday.

The accident happened in the 300 block of Meadowlark Drive. Investigators said Samuel Cox crossed the centerline and hit Lane's car. He suffered minor injuries.

Cox was charged with DWI by the DWI Task Force last Thursday, according to the police report. Tuesday, police charged Cox with Second Degree Murder and Felony Death by Motor Vehicle. 

Police said Cox went to the Forsyth County Jail where he was issued his warrants and a bond for $375,000. His court date was scheduled for July 11.


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