[noun]: an intense persistent desire to drink alcoholic beverages to excess

Saturday, November 17, 2007

Jesus Hernandez

Raleigh — Jesus Hernandez, 31, of Raleigh, a pedestrian died after being hit by a Saturn driven by Veronica Romera, 27, of Raleigh, at 4206 Wake Forest Road. Jesus, of Raleigh, was crossing the road when he was struck. He was pronounced dead at the scene, officials said. Police believe that Hernandez had been drinking, but are awaiting the results of toxicology tests.