Lexington, NC (June 9, 2020) – Authorities have identified the two men killed in a head-on crash along I-85 over the weekend. The crash took place on Saturday, June 5th around 2:00 a.m.
According to the State Highway Patrol, 72-year-old William Douglas Henderson was driving a Chevy Tahoe southbound in the northbound lanes of I-85. Henderson’s vehicle collided head-on with a Chrysler 200 driven by 24-year-old Kymani Deshaun Black. Both Black and Henderson died as a result of the crash. A passenger in the Chrysler 200 was taken to a local hospital in unknown condition.
The crash remains under investigation and there is no further information available at this time.
We extend our thoughts and condolences to those affected by this tragic crash in Davidson County.
Fatal Car Accidents in North Carolina
According to statistics from the North Carolina Department of Transportation, there are more than 1,400 traffic fatalities each year in our state. This number underscores the danger of traveling on North Carolina’s streets and highways as a fatal accident can occur at any time. Sadly, many innocent victims will lose their lives each year in traffic accidents throughout our state.
If you have lost your loved one in a fatal North Carolina car accident, you may have valuable legal rights. Under our state’s law, the deceased’s next-of-kin may bring a North Carolina wrongful death claim against the responsible driver. North Carolina wrongful death attorney Jason M. Burton has the skills and experience needed to help you recover compensation in the most difficult situations.
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