Car in deadly crash on Hwy 29 in Greensboro was stolen; driver charged

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Police have charged the driver of Thursday’s deadly car crash on Highway 29 in Greensboro.

According to police, Edwin Michel Alarcon, 20, of 5247 Fox Hunt Drive, has been charged with felony death by vehicle, driving while impaired, possession of a stolen vehicle, careless and reckless driving, and driving without an operator’s license.

Police said Alarcon lost control of the stolen Pontiac Grand Prix near Phillips Avenue just after midnight Thursday. The car ran off the road, flipped several times and crashed into a guardrail.

The passenger, Arturo Sanchez Alcantara, 21, of Greensboro, was ejected from the vehicle and killed.

Alarcon has been released from Moses Cone Hospital and is currently held at the Guilford County Jail under a $100,000 bond.