A man from Dunn has been sentenced to the maximum 19-23 months in prison after pleading guilty in Wake County court to an April hit-and-run crash in which a chef from Raleigh died of the personal injuries he suffered.
On June 30, 28-year-old Gavin Clifford Hawk pleaded guilty to a charge of felony death by motor vehicle in connection to a fatal crash that took the life of Ian “Spyk” Quick, a chef at the Raleigh Times.
According to witnesses, on April 26, Hawk had just left a hockey game in his yellow Nissan Xterra and Quick was riding his moped near the Gorman Street exit of Interstate 40 when the collision occurred.
Hawk was arrested two days after the incident after Raleigh Police received an anonymous phone call and he reportedly attempted suicide after his arrest.
Witnesses say after the collision occurred, Hawk “pretty much floored it.”
Hawk had prior convictions on his record for DWI and felony fleeing to elude arrest.