Two dead after alleged DWI crash in Elizabeth City

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Leon Demetries Walston Jr.

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – Two people have died in a car crash that is also allegedly a DWI incident, according to police in Elizabeth City.

Officials say that Remonia Finney Tazewell and Micheal Leonard Tazewell both died after their 2008 Dodge Avenger collided with a 2016 Chevrolet Silverado Crew Cab at the intersection of Halstead Blvd. and Ridgefield Drive. Police responded to the scene around 2:30 a.m.

The driver of the Chevy truck was Leon Demetries Walston Jr. He was charged by police with Driving While Impaired., and was processed and placed under a $5,000 secured bond.

This investigation is still on-going.

Stay with News 3 for updates. 

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