Car driver's failure to yield results in fatal motorcycle crash

"On May 22, 2015 at 7:15 pm, Greensboro Police Officers responded to Huffine Mill Road and East Wendover Avenue in reference to a motor vehicle crash.

Ms. Jeannette Chaney, black female 42 years of age of Greensboro, was operating a 2014 Nissan Sentra, exiting from East Wendover Avenue onto Huffine Mill Road. She failed to yield to the right of way to a 2000 Suzuki motorcycle, being operated by Vernon Brown, Jr., black male 46 years of age of Whitsett, that was traveling north on Huffine Mill Road.

As a result of the crash, Mr. Brown was transported to Moses Cone Hospital where he later died from his injuries sustained in the crash.

Ms. Chaney was arrested and charged with Driving while Impaired, Driving while License Revoked, Felony Death by Vehicle, Fail to Yield Right of Way causing Serious Bodily Injury, and Safe Movement Violation Causing Serious Injury to a Motorcycle Operator. She was given a $100,000.000 bond.

The crash is being investigated by the Crash Reconstruction team, and the investigation is ongoing. Speed is not a factor in this crash."

- A Police Report

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