Wendell man dies from injuries in wreck

jwhitfield@newsobserver.comJuly 8, 2013 

— Police cited a Wendell woman for misdemeanor death by motor vehicle after a man she struck on June 30 died.

Maryland Jerome Vick Jr., died Wednesday, July 3, three days after the wreck in which he sustained severe head injuries.

Police said Vick was walking in the roadway when he was struck by a 2006 Nissan, driven by Camille Meijon Silver, 22, of 204 Meadow Lane, Wendell.

He was transported by Eastern Wake EMS to WakeMed.

Silver was also cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid a pedestrian. She was traveling westbound on Boxley Drive near Hollybrook Road when the wreck occurred about 2:46 p.m, according to Wendell police Chief Bill Carter.

Police say Silver was not injured in the accident and there was no evidence that drugs or alcohol were involved in the wreck.

Vick’s driver’s license showed a Louisburg address, but police also said he had family between Wake Forest and Rolesville.

After a long run without any traffic-related fatalies in Wendell, Vick’s death marks the second time this year Wendell police have investigated a traffic fatility.

On January 24, a 62-year-old Selma man died when the car he was in collided with another vehicle on Wendell Boulevard near Whitley Way during a winter storm.

Several other crashes just outside the town town limits this year have also claimed lives.

Whitfield: 919-829-4823

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