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Traffic is brisk Sunday afternoon near the scene of Saturday's fatal, multi-vehicle accident on Highway 264 West just outside of Greenville. (Rob Taylor/The Daily Reflector)
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Traffic is brisk Sunday afternoon near the scene of Saturday's fatal, multi-vehicle accident on Highway 264 West just outside of Greenville. (Rob Taylor/The Daily Reflector)

Student dies in four-vehicle wreck

By Kristin Zachary

The Daily Reflector

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An SUV collided with a wrecked car Saturday on U.S. 264, sending the car crashing into its driver, an East Carolina University student, as he exited and was run over by another vehicle, troopers said.

The early-morning incident west of Greenville involved four separate crashes and claimed the life of 20-year-old sophomore Robert Steven Perez of Centreville, Va.


The university has reached out to Perez’ family and plans to provide counseling and support to friends and fellow students, according to Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Virginia Hardy.

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The road accidents keep on

The road accidents keep on happening because people become careless while driving. When you take your car on the road it might get damaged in a collision or get stolen, so it is better to get car insurance quotes in Florida from a good company and insure your car.

The road accidents could be

The road accidents could be avoided if everyone follows the driving rules. However, to keep the people safe in every road portable traffic signals should be installed. The car owners should also install safety features.

It is such a sad incident,

It is such a sad incident, the people should consider following safety rules on the road to avoid such mishaps. However, often cars get damaged in minor collisions too, in such situations approach an auto parts franchise to get new parts.

It is a tragic event and it

It is a tragic event and it really feels sad to learn that the young student died at such young age. Those who drive cars they have to be very careful on the road and they should also follow the safety rules and install safety features on their cars. However, do not forget to get the best insurance policy for your car. You can get insurance related information such as California auto insurance quotes online.

Prayers and thoughts to the ECU student's family

always sad to read about such. He was just trying to get out of the vehicle and probably make the 911 call. I am surprised that there are no charges for those who ran into him and vehicle. As a responsible driver, one would think you are observant and see something ahead and slow down and move to another lane or stop on roadside. HP needs to re-evaluate those who hit the vehicle and him.Sad and thoughts with family and his friends.

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