Firefighter Responding to Emergency Call Finds Wife Dead Wednesday, February 11, 2009
WILMINGTON, N.C. — A volunteer firefighter found his wife dead when he responded to a hit-and-run call on a rural North Carolina road.
The Star-News of Wilmington reported Wednesday that Jamie Kornegay of Penderlea Fire Department in Pender County was responding Monday to the call and found his wife lying in the road near their home.
Kornegay said Amy Suzanne Kornegay, 30, was on a regular walk with her cousin when she was struck by a pickup truck. The North Carolina Highway Patrol was investigating the incident and the 71-year-old driver hadn't been arrested.
Her husband said his wife was a substitute elementary school teacher and a part-time accounting clerk. The Kornegays had two sons.
"THE DEAD CANNOT CRY OUT FOR JUSTICE IT IS A DUTY OF THE LIVING TO DO SO FOR THEM" Life, Liberty and The Pursuit of Happiness These are the rights listed in the Declaration of Independence for each of us; EXCEPT IF YOU ARE MURDERED YOU NO LONGER HAVE ANY RIGHTS. Someone took them and now THEIR RIGHTS ARE PROTECTED. is a tradgedy that doesnt help the victims or their families heal.