Gates County, NC (October 29, 2018) – In Gates, a North Carolina man lost his life following a head-on collision on Saturday night, October 27. The man has since been identified by police.
The North Carolina Highway Patrol investigated the accident and found that 29-year-old Walter Kelly Jr. had been driving his Ford Mustang when he struck a deer around the area of Middle Swamp Road. The accident took place around 9:30 p.m. that night.
His car swerved into the other lane, which is where it collided head-on with a pickup truck. Police say that Kelly lost his life at the scene of the accident.
The driver of the other vehicle only sustained minor injuries and is expected to recover. The police involved in the case continue to investigate at this time.
Gates County Fatal Accident
Head-on collisions take place on our roads far more often than we would like to acknowledge and tend to lead to some of the most serious results. These accidents can happen right before our eyes when a driver suddenly crosses the center lane due to speeding, weather conditions, or not knowing the layout of a road. If you believe that your loved one has lost their life in one of these accidents due to negligent reasons, we want to speak with you immediately.
After the devastating loss of a loved one who was taken from you too soon, you should immediately get started on your claim and working toward results that you and your loved ones deserve during this extremely difficult time. Losing a loved one is never easy and you might feel a variety of emotions as you try to balance your grief and the new financial burdens that are piling up against you and your family.
At the Nye Law Group, we wish to extend a helping hand to you during this difficult time, as we understand just how daunting and traumatic these cases can be. Do not hesitate to reach out to us today so that we can help you get started on your case at (912) 200-5230.
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