Teen Killed In Beach Car Crash

A teenager is dead after a two car crash in Nags Head.

Nags Head police say 16-year-old Reid DeBlieu of Manteo died at Norfolk Sentara Hospital Monday night. DeBlieu was a junior at Manteo High School.

The accident happened around 5:20 p.m.at Highway 158 and Danube Street.

Police say DeBlieu was in a car being driven by 17-year-old Taylor Carawan of Wanchese. Her car was trying to turn left onto Danube Street and was hit broadside by a Jeep heading in the other direction.

According to police, neither speed nor alcohol was a factor in the fatal accident. Their investigation is continuing.


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  • by John and Gina Rentz Location: Maryland on Mar 25, 2009 at 05:24 AM
    Our condolences to Jeff and Jan, and all of Reid's friends.
  • by Courtney G Location: Greenville on Mar 19, 2009 at 09:18 AM
    My heart goes out to the everyone and their families in this situation. May God be with you
  • by Elise. on Mar 18, 2009 at 04:39 PM
    Reid will always be missed. I am still in shock right now. When i saw Taylor today, i couldnt help but cry myself. He did'nt deserve this. Neither did Taylor. Anyways, im praying for everyone affected by this. Everything will be okay.
  • by Jay and Pattie Location: Wanchese on Mar 17, 2009 at 02:56 PM
    To the family of Reid...our sons went to school together since preschool...he will be dearly missed..Our prayers are with you all..To Taylor and family...our prayers are with all of you. Taylor...be strong. Time will help you all get through this...please just remember that.
  • by wendy Location: goldsboro,nc on Mar 17, 2009 at 12:40 PM
    May God bless both the families.
  • by Alison Location: Havelock on Mar 17, 2009 at 12:28 PM
    My thoughts and prayers go out to both of these families.
  • by Penny Location: Windsor on Mar 17, 2009 at 11:49 AM
    This family will be in my prayers.
  • by Ginny Location: V'town on Mar 17, 2009 at 10:53 AM
    I will pray for both these families. My brother got killed at 19 in a car accident. I know what it feels like to lose a loved one unexpectedly. It is devastating. My prayers are with you all!
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