The North Carolina Highway Patrol reported that a 31-year-old man died on NC Highway 42 when a lawnmower entered the road in front of him. His motorcycle hit the lawnmower, and the impact destroyed his motorcycle and threw him clear of the wreckage. The father of four children did not survive.
North Carolina drivers who operate a vehicle at any time while drowsy or sleepy dramatically increase their chances of being involved in an accident, according to a report released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Drinking, use of sedative medications and age may all play roles in increasing the likelihood of a drowsy-driving accident. Young males, graveyard-shift workers and people with untreated sleep disorders such as sleep apnea may be at higher risk than the general population.
On March 13, 2015, North Carolina police in Durham were planning a meeting in the District Attorney's Office to decide whether to go forward with more charges against a 41-year-old Durham man responsible for a fatal car crash that killed a 53-year-old youth counselor. The drunk driver was going southbound on Fayetteville Road when he struck the counselor's car from behind, causing him to go into oncoming traffic. A local woman was also hit in the crash.
Three people reportedly suffered injuries in a car accident that occurred on Dec. 19 in North Carolina. Authorities stated that the crash occurred in the westbound lanes of Interstate 40 near the Gallimore Dairy Road exit.
A Raeford accident involving two vehicles resulted in the death of a woman, according to police. The June 16 crash also sent three other people to a hospital for treatment, reportedly.
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