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Charges filed in fatal bridge wreck

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By Caroline Curran, Reporter

WILMINGTON—The driver who police say caused a fatal wreck on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge in November has been charged for his role in the wreck.

William McMillian II, 55, of Leland, has been charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle, according to Wilmington Police Department spokesperson Lucy Crockett.

On Wednesday, Nov. 19, Myia Lashae Shepard, 29, of Wilmington, died after the car she was traveling in was struck by a flatbed truck driving in the opposite direction.


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