- Associated Press - Thursday, April 3, 2014

MEBANE, N.C. (AP) - The N.C. Highway Patrol says a 16-year-old boy is dead after the car he was driving struck a rock wall and overturned.

The Times-News of Burlington reports (https://bit.ly/1eeBuQL) the patrol says Desmond Piccini of Mebane was driving a car in Orange County when the vehicle crossed the center line, struck a rock wall and came to rest on the hood.

A passenger, 16-year-old McCray Williams of Graham received minor injuries in Wednesday’s accident and was transported to Duke University Hospital. He was released later in the evening.

Officials believe speed was a factor, though an investigation into the accident is continuing.

Both Piccini and Williams were identified as junior at Eastern Alamance High School.

___

Information from: Times-News, https://www.thetimesnews.com

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More

Click to Hide