Elizabeth City, NC (January 28, 2021) – Anita Gatling and Bessie Saunders were tragically killed in an accident near Elizabeth City, North Carolina.
The accident happened on January 19 on the U.S. Highway 17 bypass at around 10:00 am. According to available reports, Ms. Gatling was a passenger in a car driven by Ms. Saunders that their car was stopped along the roadway. A man driving a Honda sedan then hit their vehicle from behind. The resulting crash caused the death of both Ms. Gatling and Ms. Saunders. Ms. Gatling was 62 years old and Ms. Saunders was 75 years old and they were both from Sunbury, North Carolina.
The driver of the Honda has been charged with failure to reduce speed and misdemeanor death by motor vehicle.
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