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Charlotte Police Officer Charged Sued For Wrongful Death In NC Car Wreck

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer Martray Proctor, 24, is now facing a North Carolina wrongful death lawsuit following the fatal crash he caused in April. The NC wrongful death suit seeks over $10,000 in damages and involves both the officer and the City of Charlotte.

In April 2008, Proctor was responding to a police call when he hit and killed 20-year-old Shatona Robinson, a nursing home worker who was driving on Old Statesville Road in Charlotte. Proctor and three passengers in Robinson's car were injured in the
NC car accident.

Officials say that although police officers are allowed to speed while responding to a call, Proctor did not have his lights or siren activated. He was traveling 90 MPH in a 45 MPH zone. He has received three speeding tickets in the past.

Proctor, who recently resigned from his position at the
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, is also being charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with the case.

About the Editors: Shapiro & Appleton is a law firm which focuses on injury and accident law and we have experience handling wrongful death cases. Check out our case results to see for yourself. Our law firm has offices in Elizabeth City, North Carolina (NC) and Virginia Beach, Virginia (VA). Our attorneys have handled numerous wrongful death cases and we understand the difficult circumstances which accompany these types of cases. That’s why you need an experienced attorney to help you through the legal process. Our lawyers hold licenses in NC, VA, SC, WV, KY and DC. We are ready to talk to you by phone right now—we provide free initial confidential injury case consultations, so call us toll free at 1-800-752-0042. Our injury attorneys also host an extensive injury law video library on Youtube .  In addition, our lawyers proudly edit the Northeast North Carolina Injuryboard, as well as the Virginia Beach Injuryboard and Norfolk Injuryboard as a pro bono public information service.

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