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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