Hoke County, NC (July 29, 2020) – A teenager was killed and three others were injured in a car accident that took place in Hoke County on Monday, July 27th. The crash happened around 1:30 a.m. on Army Road near the town of Aberdeen.
Troopers with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol were called to the scene shortly after the crash took place. According to reports, a PT Cruiser was traveling southbound on Army Road. The Cruiser was traveling at a high rate of speed when the driver lost control of the vehicle, causing the car to run off the road and strike a tree before coming to rest.
There were a total of four occupants in the vehicle at the time of the collision. A teenage passenger in the front seat was pronounced dead at the crash scene. One other occupant was airlifted to UNC Hospital Trauma Center with serious injuries. The driver and another passenger were taken by ambulance to Moore Regional Hospital but were later transferred to UNC as well. There is no further information on the condition of the victims at this time. No one involved in the accident has been identified.
Police are still conducting an investigation into the crash. There is no further information available and no word on whether charges are expected.
We offer our condolences to the victim’s family following this tragic crash in Hoke County. We also hope that the injured victims are able to make a complete and speedy recovery.
Fatal Accidents in North Carolina
Serious and fatal car accidents take place every day in North Carolina. While many accidents result in only property damage or minor injuries, some crashes are much more serious and can have life-long effects on the victims and their families. There is nothing more devastating and heartbreaking than the loss of a loved one in a North Carolina car accident.
Under our state’s law, if you have lost a loved one in a crash, you may have important and valuable legal rights. Depending on the cause of the accident, you may be entitled to file a wrongful death claim against the driver or entity responsible for the untimely death of your loved one. Wrongful death claims in North Carolina are complicated and highly technical and require a skilled attorney in order to handle the case correctly.
North Carolina wrongful death lawyer Jason M. Burton has assisted hundreds of people experiencing similar situations. Mr. Burton knows what is needed to get the job done. We understand the difficulties that you are facing during this time and want to help you move forward with your life by obtaining the appropriate legal compensation for you. In a wrongful death action, there may be several categories of compensation available, including payment for funeral and medical bills, lost wages, loss of companionship, punitive damages, and more.
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