Randolph County, NC (March 15, 2021) – A 30-year-old man from Trinity was killed in a crash that took place in Randolph County on Monday morning. The collision happened on North Carolina Highway 62 near Colonial Circle.
According to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, 30-year-old Tyler Lee Gray was parked on the westbound shoulder of the roadway. Gray’s 2007 Honda pickup truck was towing a utility trailer that was partially in the roadway. Gray was standing outside of his vehicle at the time. Troopers say that 80-year-old Lawrence Edward Walker, of North Myrtle Beach, SC was traveling westbound in a 2019 Ford SUV. Walker tried to pass Gray but crashed into him instead.
Gray suffered critical injuries and died at the crash scene. Walker was not hurt in the accident. At this time, troopers are still investigating the collision. There are charges pending against Walker.
No further information has been released.
We would like to offer our most sincere condolences to the family of Tyler Gray following this tragic car accident in Randolph County.
Fatal Car Accidents in North Carolina
Sadly, fatal car accidents take place each day in North Carolina. According to current statistics, there are about four deadly crashes reported each day in our state. In 2019, nearly 1,500 lost their lives on North Carolina’s roadways while approximately 80,000 suffered varying types of injuries. A North Carolina car accident has the potential to be very devastating, both for the victim as well as their families and loved ones. Certainly, there is nothing more devastating and heartbreaking than the sudden loss of a family member due to a tragic crash.
Under North Carolina’s personal injury laws, car accident victims and their families may have certain legal rights in the aftermath of a serious crash. If your loved one was killed as the direct result of another driver’s negligence, you may be able to step in and file a wrongful death claim on behalf of your family member. These claims must be filed within two years of the date of death and should only be handled by an attorney who has experience in the area. A wrongful death lawsuit can help you obtain the compensation that you deserve when your loved one has been killed due to the actions of another motorist.
At Burton Law Firm, we bring years of experience and successful results to the table. While no amount of money can bring back your loved one or change the fact that the accident occurred, the financial compensation that you receive can be instrumental as you move forward along the path to recovery. North Carolina car accident attorney Jason M. Burton proudly represents accident victims and their families throughout our state. During our time in business, we have recovered more than 40 million dollars in compensation for our clients.
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