Car rolls over and burns in hit and run

Donald Oliver Jones

May 10, 2010 9:59:05 AM PDT
Police say a car travelling at a high rate of speed ran through a stop sign at Morning Star Church Road and Old Battleboro Road Sunday evening and collided with another vehicle.

The first car rolled over and caught on fire. Rocky Mount police said the driver, 22-year-old Donald Oliver Jones, got out and ran. A passenger in the car, 23-year-old Antone Felder, was killed.

Jones was later arrested and charged with felony death by motor vehicle, felony serious injury by motor vehicle, DWI, and driving with a revoked license.

Three people in the other car were taken to Nash General Hospital and Pitt Memorial Hospital. They were expected to be released Monday. Jones was being held on a $26,500 bond.

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