Officials: No charges will be filed against fire truck driver involved in OBX fatal accident


OUTER BANKS, N.C. (WNCT) One woman is dead after being run over in the Outer Banks by a fire department truck.

The Dare County Sheriff’s Office said it happened on Saturday around 2:30 p.m. in Rodanthe near Corbina Drive.

They arrived and said they found that a 70-year-old woman had been run over by a Chicamacomico Fire Department pickup truck.

She was pronounced dead at the scene by Dare County EMS.

According to officials, the truck was exiting the beach using the access at the end of the road when the accident occurred.

The Dare County Sheriff’s Office along with the District Attorney’s Office said they have reviewed the case and that no charges will be filed against the driver at the moment.

The case is currently under investigation.

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