MAGNOLIA - A Sampson County man is killed in a suspected drunk driving crash on New Year's Day.
It happened on Beasley Mill Road near Magnolia, Duplin County, around 1:30 Tuesday morning.
According to the Highway Patrol, Jamie Cresto-Ambrosio, 27, was killed when his vehicle ran off the road and into a ditch. The vehicle hit several trees and a telephone poll, authorities said.
Authorities said both speed and alcohol were likely factors in the crash.
No other vehicles were involved.