UPDATE: Names released in fatal crash near Williamston
MARTIN COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) -
One person is dead, and two others have been hospitalized after a multi-car wreck in Martin County on Saturday.
Sgt. P.L. Briggs with the State Highway Patrol says that the accident happened around noon.
According to Sgt. Briggs, 59-year Garland Barber of Williamston was driving a Ford pickup truck North on Highway 17 near Williamston.
As Barber went to make a left-hand turn onto the US-64 West on-ramp, Highway Patrol says he turned into the path of a Hyundai traveling south on Highway 17.
Barber was taken to the hospital where he died.
The driver of the Hyundai, 19-year old Nyla Brown of Williamston, and a passenger, 19-year-old Jacqual Brown of Robersonville, were both taken to the hospital. Their injuries are not considered to be life-threatening.
Highway Patrol says no charges will be filed in the accident.
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