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Driver charged in fatal accident

David Archer, 81, of Kill Devil Hills, has been charged with driving left of center and two counts of misdemeanor death by motor vehicle for the fatal crash which occurred on April 1 that killed Alan and Holly Nicolette of Mechanicsville, Va.

The Kitty Hawk Police Department stated, “Our investigation has determined that Mr. Archer had an unknown medical incident or fell asleep while driving before he struck the victims.”

Police have determined that alcohol was not a factor in the accident and further stated the accident was not intentional nor was there any malice. “This is a very unfortunate and sad incident,” said the statement.

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