Dangerous Sledding Causes Death
Michael Barnes, driving his pickup, was pulling three people on an old car hood in Johnston County
The sled slid off the road and crashed into a telephone pole.
One of the sledders, Kathy S. Brown, 52, died of her injuries February 1. Brown was a nurse at Kenly Medical Associates.
Barnes faces a charge of misdemeanor death by motor vehicle.
Pulling a sled behind a vehicle on the highway is considered reckless driving according to Johnston County Trooper Jake Partin.