Gaston Co, NC (November 26, 2020) – Two people were killed during a one-car accident on Thursday, November 26th in Gaston County.
According to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, the accident took place in the southbound lanes of Highway 321, near the Hardin Road intersection.
Police said it was raining when the accident took place and, at this time, they believe the car hydroplaned, causing it to leave the roadway and crash into a tree.
Both of the vehicle occupants died upon impact. Their identities have not been reported.
This crash is under investigation by local law enforcement. Speed inappropriate for current road conditions and tire conditions is thought to have contributed to the accident.
No additional details regarding the accident have been released.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Passenger Fatalities in Gaston County
Drivers and front-seat passengers endured the highest rate of serious injuries and fatalities in North Carolina traffic accidents between 2009 and 2011. Taking into consideration all vehicular fatalities that took place inside of that three-year time period, approximately 68% of all fatal victims were drivers, and another 21% were front-seat passengers.
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