A Cary man who suffered fatal personal injuries in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 40 which troopers say was caused by a speeding motorist has been identified by the North Carolina Highway Patrol as 50-year-old David Sullivan Jr.


Sullivan died when another car attempted to change lanes, causing Sullivan’s vehicle to collide with the guardrail and overturn, according to authorities.


The crash took place in the eastbound lanes between Interstate 540 and Airport Boulevard at around 1:30 p.m. The NCHP said that 48-year-old Chapel Hill resident Gifford D. Scott was traveling at an estimated rate of speed of 85 mph when he attempted to move from the right lane to the left lane.


Once charge of misdemeanor death by vehicle and two charges of misdemeanor child abuse were filed against Scott. He had two children riding in his vehicle at the time of the accident.

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