Charges have been filed in the death of a United States Marine who was killed in a car crash on May 4. Police say the officer, who was stationed here in North Carolina, was killed when his motorcycle was struck by another vehicle. The driver, a Newport resident, was arrested in connection with the car accident.
Police say the 21-year-old corporal was stationed at the Cherry Point air corps station. He was driving his motorcycle outside of Newport when he was struck by another vehicle. He was pronounced dead shortly thereafter.