Men pushing car struck by suspected drunken driver; one killed
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FAYETTEVILLE – A 22-year-old died early Thursday morning in an accident involving a suspected drunken driver.
Police say around 12:30 a.m., Lavardis Whitman and 30-year-old Terekus Rogers were pushing their car that had broken down to the side of Swain Street when 23-year-old Jeremy Banaka drove into them.
Whitman later died at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center and Rogers had non-life-threatening injuries.
Banaka has been charged DWI and police say more charges could be coming.