UPDATE: Northern Nash High School student killed in Rocky Mount crash hits utility pole
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WITN) - Police in Rocky Mount are investigating a crash that killed a teenager Monday evening.
Rocky Mount police said the single-vehicle accident happened around 5:35 p.m. at the intersection of Thomas Betts Parkway and Goldrock Road.
Police say his vehicle collided with a utility pole, and no one else was in the car with him at the time of the crash.
Sources within the Nash County School system said that 16-year-old Jaylin Silver, a student-athlete at Northern Nash High School in Red Oak, died at the scene. Silver is listed as a junior on the Northern Nash High School JV football team.
Police said the crash remains under investigation.
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