Elizabeth City woman accused of running over and killing husband

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WITN) – An Eastern Carolina man is dead after police say his wife ran over him with a car.

Elizabeth City police say around 2:30 a.m. today Jermaine Major was found underneath the car at White Street and Walston Street. The 43-year-old man died a short time later, according to police.

Tyisha Major has been charged with driving while impaired and felony death by motor vehicle. The 44-year-old wife is being held on a $50,000 secured bond.

Police say they are still investigating the crash and ask anyone with information to call Elizabeth City police at 252-335-4321 or the Crime Lines at 252-335-5555.

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