RAYNHAM, N.C. (WBTW) — A father was charged after a 1-year-old was killed Saturday in Robeson County, according to North Carolina State Highway Patrol.
The crash happened at about 12:30 p.m. on Highway 301 near the Raynham community, troopers said. A Ford Fusion was traveling south when it ran off the side of the road and hit a tree before becoming submerged in a creek.
The child and the child’s father, Marlon Hunt, were taken to the hospital where the child died, troopers said.
Hunt — who was the driver — was charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle, according to troopers.