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DavidsonNews.net: Driver Charged With Murder In Fatal Huntersville Crash

Victor Moultry

Victor Moultry Huntersville police have filed murder charges against a Charlotte man who is accused of plowing his car at high speed into another car on Statesville Road Feb. 16, leaving that car's 53-year-old driver with fatal injuries. Huntersville's Traffic Safety Unit arrested Victor Olandus Moultry, 44, after a grand jury issued indictments in the case. He is charged with murder, Felony Death by Motor Vehicle, Felony Possession of Cocaine, Careless & Reckless Driving and Hit & Run. The charges are related to a wreck just after 3 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, on Statesville Road in Huntersville. According to a police report, Mr. Moultry was northbound on Statesville Road 100 miles per hour just before the incident. After crossed the bridge over Mount Holly-Huntersville Road, the 2004 Chevrolet struck a 1984 Ford driven by Paul Joseph Jones, of Huntersville, pushing it off the right side of road and down an embankment. Witnesses told police the Chevy had sped past several other vehicles in a no-passing zone, including a school bus, just before the crash. Mr. Jones, was seriously injured and died two days later. He was a self-employed custom cabinet maker. A memorial service is planned this Saturday, March 3. (See Obituaries, "Paul Joseph Jones, 53 ) Mr. Moultry is in the Mecklenburg County Jail. No bond has been set on the murder and death by vehicle charges. Anyone with additional information about the incident is asked to call Deputy Chief Michael Kee of the Huntersville Police Department at 704-464-5400.