North Carolina: man charged with DWI after mowing down father and son out for Sunday bike ride; dad is dead, son suffers brain damage
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A Wilmington father was killed and his 17-year-old son was in critical condition after their bicycles were struck Sunday morning on River Road by an impaired driver, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol.
Ronald David Doolittle II, 46, was pronounced dead at the scene and his son, Ronald David Doolittle III, 17, sustained life-threatening head injuries, said Trooper B.R. Phillips
.The two were headed south on River Road near Halyburton Memorial Parkway in the marked bike lane about 9:30 a.m. when they were approached from behind by what witnesses reported was a swerving vehicle, Phillips said. ….MORE