Johnston County man dies in crash, driver charged with DWI, officials say

FOUR OAKS, N.C. (WNCN) — A Johnston County man died after a car he was in crashed near Four Oaks on Friday night, officials said.

Jeremy Charbonneau, 26, of Four Oaks was a passenger in a white Pontiac driven by a 23-year-old man, the N.C. State Highway Patrol said.

The wreck happened around 8:30 p.m. when the driver of the Pontiac tried to drive across Devil’s Racetrack Road to Gregg Street from a private road, troopers said.

The driver, Stephan Dean of Four Oaks, failed to yield to oncoming traffic on Devil’s Racetrack Road, which caused a crash, officials said.

Charbonneau died at the scene.

Dean, who is a sailor stationed at Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach, was charged with DWI, authorities say.

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