Cleveland County, NC (June 13, 2020) – A 28-year-old woman was killed following a hit-and-run incident on N.C. 150 in Cleveland County.
According to the State Highway Patrol, 28-year-old Stacey Ball of Kings Mountain wast traveling westbound on N.C. 150 near Shelby when a silver vehicle attempted to pass her. Ball’s vehicle was forced off of the roadway by the second vehicle. Her car struck a tree and caught on fire.
Rescue workers arrived at the scene and extricated Ball, her infant child, and her niece. The infant and Ball’s niece were taken to Atrium Health. Ball died at the scene of the crash.
Troopers are looking for a 2010s model silver Honda Civic in connection to the crash.
We extend our deepest condolences to the family of Stacey Ball during this difficult time.
Fatal Crashes in North Carolina
The loss of a loved one in a North Carolina car accident is one of the most devastating things for a family to experience. The pain of this event is even greater when your loved one was killed in a crash that was not their fault. Hit-and-run accidents occur every day in North Carolina and many tend to be serious or fatal.
If you have experienced the loss of a loved one on our roadways, you could be entitled to compensation. As the legal heir or next-of-kin, it may be possible to bring a wrongful death claim against the responsible driver. North Carolina wrongful death attorney Jason M. Burton has fought for the rights of crash victims and their families for more than eight years. We have handled all types of personal injury claims in North Carolina.
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