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Brandon Michael Jackson

Brandon Michael Jackson

Driver arrested in cemetery crash

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Greenville police have arrested a former East Carolina University football player in connection with a cemetery crash that damaged a dozen headstones.

Brandon Michael Jackson, 22, of Greenville was arrested by officers at 12:40 p.m. Tuesday in connection with the May 3 wreck at Greenwood Cemetery, a news release said. Police obtained a warrant for his arrest on Thursday.


Jackson allegedly drove a silver 2006 Lexus at a high rate of speed when it crashed through a chainlink fence at East Fourth Street and Cemetery Road about 2:30 a.m., damaging 15-20 headstones. The driver fled before police arrived, the release said.

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