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Megan McClellan, 20, dies while riding bicycle when struck by 18-wheeler driven by James Scotez Cunningham, 24, on 17th Street in Wilmington, North Carolina
A young woman was killed after the bicycle she was riding was hit by an 18-wheeler in Wilmington on Monday.
Emergency crews responded to reports of a vehicle hitting a bicyclist in the 3700 block of 17th Street at 5:52 p.m. Monday evening.
Local media outlets reported that 24-year-old James Scotez Cunningham of Raeford is charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle and unsafe movement.
New Hanover County dispatch received numerous 911 calls about the accident, including one from Cunningham who was audibly distraught, repeatedly saying he didn’t see McClellan.