According to officials, 23-year-old Tytiauna Brown of Greenville was driving a Toyota Camry southbound on 903 when her vehicle crossed the centerline and sideswiped a Saturn traveling in the opposite direction. The Camry then spun into traffic and was hit by a commercial truck traveling northbound. The impact of the collision caused the Camry to split in half.
Brown died at the scene, along with her three passengers, 21-year-old Jasmine Watford of Greenville, 29-year-old Rhythm Sharpe of Farmville, and 20-year-old Tionna Day of Farmville. The Saturn driver, Nester Gonzalez, and his passenger were transported to UNC Lenoir Health Care for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. The truck driver and three passengers were also taken to UNC Lenoir for non-life-threatening injuries.
The crash is still under investigation at this time. No further information has been released.
We wish to extend our most sincere condolences to the families who lost their loved ones following this tragic accident in LaGrange. Our thoughts are with the injured victims as we hope for their complete and speedy recoveries.
Fatal Car Accidents in North Carolina
A North Carolina car accident can take place very suddenly and unexpectedly. Each day across our state, car accident victims are injured in killed in crashes that take place on highways, in cities, and in small towns, and neighborhoods. No matter where you are located, if you are in a vehicle or near the roadway, there is a chance that you could be seriously hurt or even killed in a traffic accident.
Following a car accident in North Carolina, you may be left wondering what your next steps should be. This is true if you were the victim of the accident yourself or if you have experienced the loss or serious injury of a family member. Under North Carolina law, you could be entitled to file a wrongful death claim against a driver who was responsible for the untimely death of your family member. Wrongful death lawsuits must be filed within two years of the date of death and can allow you to recover certain types of compensation to assist you financially during this difficult time. While no amount of money can ever bring back your loved one, you may be facing sudden unexpected expenses such as funeral and medical bills and lost wages. A wrongful death claim can help bridge the gap as you move forward following a tragedy.
At Burton Law Firm, North Carolina wrongful death lawyer Jason M. Burton is ready to help regardless of your circumstances. Mr. Burton understands how you are feeling the difficulties you are facing. We take a caring and compassionate approach to each case in order to ensure that our clients are able to receive the compensation that they deserve.
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