Charges dropped against Rep. Larry Womble in fatal accident

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Former State Rep. Larry Womble

RALEIGH, N.C. — Authorities have dropped the charges against Rep. Larry Womble in a fatal head-on collision that occurred last December.

Rep. Womble was charged last May for his role in a fatal crash that killed David Allen Carmichael on December 2, 2011 on Reynolds Park Road.

Womble was critically injured and hospitalized in the accident.

He was charged last May with misdemeanor death by a vehicle

In a statement released by the Department of Justice,special prosecutors said they lacked evidence to further prosecute Womble. 

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