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No charges filed in fatal crash in Leland

Leland police continue to investigate a lethal crash that killed two motorcyclists last week. (Courtesy photo)

LELAND — According to the Leland Police Department no one will be charged currently in a lethal accident that took place last week.

There was a collision between a motorcycle and passenger vehicle on Nov. 18, just after 9 p.m. at the intersection of Village and South Navassa roads. The occupants on the motorcycle, identified as Jerrad Isaiah Cornish, 39, of Leland, and Christina Nicole Jenkins, 38, of Wilmington, were dead when officers arrived on the scene.

The driver of the vehicle was not injured.

Tuesday’s press release from LPD indicated: “The motorcycle was traveling northwest on Village Road toward South Navassa Road when it collided with the passenger vehicle as it was pulling out of a parking lot near the intersection. At this time, no charges have been filed. The crash remains under investigation.” 


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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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