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NEW INFO: Three People Dead, One Injured In Crash

The Highway Patrol has released the name of the teenager who survived Friday night's deadly crash in Greene County that killed three people.

Courtney Shar’dae Taylor of Snow Hill remains in critical condition at Pitt County Memorial Hospital.

Troopers say that an SUV driven by 24-year-old Shirley Mitchell of Greenville was traveling on US 13/258 near Newell Road around 5:45 p.m. Friday when she crossed the centerline and hit a car head-on. Troopers say the SUV then burst into flames and that Mitchell was killed.

Troopers say two people inside the car, 20-year-old Chiquita Taylor and 25-year-old Jonathan Lucas, both of Snow Hill died instantly.


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According to Highway Patrol three people are dead and another person injured after a deadly crash in Greene County on Friday night.

Troopers say that an SUV driven by 24-year-old Shirley Mitchell of Greenville was traveling on US 13/258 near Newell Road around 5:45 p.m. Friday when she crossed the centerline and hit a passenger car head-on. Troopers say the SUV then burst into flames and that Mitchell was killed.

Troopers say two people inside the passenger car, 20-year-old Chiquita Taylor and 25-year-old Jonathan Lucas, both of Snow Hill died instantly. A 3rd person in that car was injured. Troopers are not releasing the name because they say that victim is under 18. They say the victim is in critical condition at the hospital.

Troopers say that the car was registered to Debbie Taylor of Snow Hill, but she was not in the car at the time of the crash.

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Officials say US-258 in Greene County has been shut down in both directions just North of Snow Hill as crews work to clear the scene of a crash.

The road is closed with a detour.

The road has been closed sine 8:15 p.m. and is expected to reopen around 10 p.m.

We will bring you more details as soon as they become available.


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