Rowan County woman killed by alleged drunk driver while walking to mailbox

Woman getting mail killed by alleged drunk driver

ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - A 34-year-old woman was killed while walking to her mailbox on Tuesday night, according to the North Carolina Highway Patrol.

Sonya Dalton, 34, was struck by a car being driven by 29-year-old Tasheka Barnes. Dalton died at the scene.

The accident happened on Airport Road at approximately 5:45 p.m.

Troopers charged Barnes with driving while impaired. Charges for vehicular homicide are pending in the case.

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