Man arrested in connection with the death of traveling partner
WALL, S.D. (AP) - A North Carolina man has been arrested in connection with the death of a woman he was traveling with in South Dakota.
The Pennington County Sheriff's Office says Jerry Whitfield, 28, from, Thomasville, N.C., has been arrested on charges of vehicular homicide and driving under the influence for an accident that took place Saturday evening.
The Sheriff's Office says Whitfield and 27-year-old Brandy Vermeulen, from Walker Town, N.C., had been traveling together when she was allegedly killed in a vehicle-pedestrian accident in a parking lot in Wall, S.D.
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