Motorcyclists Killed Because Of Speeding Motorist
A vehicle driven by Judy Miller of Mount Pleasant, S.C. was traveling in excess of 100 M.P.H., jumped a railroad track and ran into two Harley-Davidson motorcyclists last Friday in Pembroke.
According to a report, Miller never applied her brakes after losing control of her vehicle and crossing into the left lane.
Killed instantly was Virginia C. Locklear of Lumberton, a passenger on the first bike hit and Marie D. Locklear of Pembroke, who was operating the second bike.
Fredrick Locklear, driver of the first was transported to Duke University Medical Center by medical helicopter. His condition was listed as critical but stable.
Miller was charged with two counts of involuntary manslaughter and one count of assault with a deadly weapon causing serious injury.
Miller’s bond was set at $1.25 million. Miller stated she did not remember the accident.The results of her test for drugs and alcohol were negative. Her car traveled two blocks from point of impact before stopping.