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UPDATE: Names released of those involved in Greene County fatal crash

Published: Jun. 29, 2020 at 4:57 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 30, 2020 at 10:03 AM EDT
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GREENE COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - The Highway Patrol has released the names of the drivers involved in a fatal crash in Greene County.

Sgt. Barry Brunette with the Highway Patrol says Justina McCullough, 29, from Snow Hill was killed in the crash Monday morning on U.S. 258 South of Snow Hill near Browntown Road.

Sgt. Brunette says her car was hit head-on by Nigel Wiggins, 45, from Snow Hill. Wiggins was airlifted to Vidant Medical Center with life threatening injuries, according to officials.

Charges are pending in the case and officials say they are still investigating why Wiggins swerved into the other lane.

One driver was killed and another airlifted to a trauma center with life-threatening injuries after a crash this morning in Greene County.

Sgt. Barry Brunette with the Highway Patrol says the mishap occurred just before 11:00 a.m. on U.S. 258 South of Snow Hill near Browntown Road.

The sergeant says a southbound Honda crossed the centerline, hitting a northbound Nissan head-on.

The driver of the Nissan died at the scene, while the other driver was airlifted to Vidant Medical Center.

Sgt. Brunette says they’re still investigating why the driver swerved into the other lane and that charges are pending against the driver.

U.S. 258 was shut down for several hours because of the crash.

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