Mother of ECU intern killed in Highway Patrol crash files claim against state & troopers – WITN

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) – The mother of an East Carolina University student who was killed nearly two years ago while riding as an intern with the Highway Patrol has filed claims against two troopers and the state.

Michael Higgins, of Hertford, was a 22-year-old criminal justice major at ECU who was part of an internship program with the Highway Patrol.

Lisa Higgins has sued Trooper Omar Romero and Trooper Brandon Cruz, while also filing a wrongful death claim with the North Carolina Industrial Commission, naming the Highway Patrol, the Department of Public Safety, and ECU.

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