An update the fatal car crash on Carolina Beach Road that led to the death of a Raleigh man.
Investigators now say Frankie Williams was involved in a hit and run when his Mercedes rear-ended a BMW on Converse Drive.
Police say Williams fled the scene, with the driver of the BMW, Dr. Feres Tanta, giving chase.
It was during that pursuit, police say, that Williams ran a stop sign and collided with a tractor trailer.
Williams died at the scene.
Police have now charged Tanta with misdemeanor reckless operation of a motor vehicle.