More charges for woman in Franklin County child's hit-and-run death

Alix Penelope Feild (image courtesy Franklin County Sheriff's Office)

The North Carolina Highway Patrol said new charges have been filed against a driver in the hit-and-run death of a 7-year-old special-needs boy Monday night in Franklin County.

Alix Penelope Feild, 29, has been charged with felony death by motor vehicle and felony hit and run leaving the scene.

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Troopers said Feild was driving a Buick that hit Ronnie Tanner Vick. The boy died at the scene about 9 p.m. on Darius Pearce Road, just east of US-401. That's an unincorporated Youngsville address, but the location is east of Wake Forest.

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Franklin County deputies had already charged Feild with DWI and she posted a $5,000 bond Tuesday.

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help Tanner's family with funeral expenses.

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