Nebo, NC (November 25, 2018) – Officials with the North Carolina Highway Patrol have identified the victim in a fatal head-on crash that took place in Nebo on Friday, November 23rd.
Troopers say that Keith Walker was traveling northbound on Highway 226 Friday morning when his vehicle struck a vehicle traveling in the opposite direction. Walker died at the scene of the collision. Two people in the second vehicle suffered minor injuries and were taken to a nearby hospital.
No charges have been filed at this time and police continue to investigate the accident.
We would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Keith Walker who tragically lost his life in this accidents. We hope that they are able to find some comfort and peace as they begin the grieving process.
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In the year 2016, 1443 people lost their lives in North Carolina car accidents. That’s a 4.4% increase compared to the year before. 130,137 people reported injuries in traffic accidents in 2016 which is a 5.3% increase from 2015. The North Carolina Department of Transportation has reported that 32.2% of all fatal accidents are caused by excessive speed.
At the Nye Law Group, we know how serious a North Carolina car accident can be. In the most tragic of cases, a person loses their life. When you need the assistance of a skilled and experienced North Carolina car accident attorney, we are here to help. Our attorneys will fight to get the compensation you deserve. For a free consultation, call us any time at 912-200-5230.
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