Columbus County Court Decision:
Frances Baldwin now will serve 132 to 171 months in a North Carolina prison for killing a man riding a motorcycle .
He was charged in the driving while impaired death of a
motorcyclist and today July 24,2017 pleaded guilty to second degree murder in the death of Michael Evans Campbell.
This fatality occurred May 31, 2015. Baldwin turned
his truck in front of Campbell’s motorcycle near the Farmers Union
Store, Highway 1001 and Hallsboro RD North causing the crash. He was
driving while impaired with a blood alcohol level of 0.14.
Drivers with a blood alcohol
concentration (BAC) of 0.08% or
higher (i.e., drunk drivers) are
About one in three traffic deaths
in the United States involve a
Thanks to dedicated efforts,
rates of drunk driving and
alcohol-involved fatal crashes
have gone down in recent years. Still, drunk drivers got behind the
wheel millions of times in 2017. More about this way of life.