Cleveland County, NC (May 25, 2020) – One person was killed in a crash that occurred in Cleveland County on Saturday, May 23rd. The wreck took place on N.C. 10 near Poe Road.
The State Highway Patrol responded to the crash scene just after midnight. Troopers have not said whether anyone else was injured as a result of the accident. No details regarding the cause of the collision were released. The victim’s identity was not immediately released.
No further information is available at this time.
Our thoughts and condolences go out to the victim’s family following this deadly accident.
Fatal Car Accident in Cleveland County
According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, there were 317,771 reported accidents in 2019. The state also reported 1,469 fatalities last year. The average number of fatal crashes has been steadily rising in our state for the past five years. The cause of these crashes will vary but many of them are due to the actions of negligent drivers.
The loss of a loved one to a fatal North Carolina car accident is a devastating event. In certain situations, the victim’s next-of-kin may have valuable legal rights. Under North Carolina law, a wrongful death action may be brought against the responsible driver. North Carolina wrongful death lawyer Jason M. Burton has successfully handled many complicated injury claims throughout our state for more than 8 years. We provide all of our clients with the skilled and compassionate representation that they deserve.
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