According to North Carolina state troopers, alcohol and speed were factors in a wreck in which a 16-year-old girl from Roxboro died and four others suffered personal injuries on October 23.
The driver of a westbound two-door 1994 Ford car on Denny’s Store Road lost control of the vehicle near Lonnie Gentry Road at about 1 a.m., according to troopers. The car ran off the road to the left, hit a ditch, and overturned.
Victoria Elaine Clayton died in the accident. Troopers say she was a passenger in the center of the backseat and was not wearing a seat belt.
Victoria Elaine Clayton died of her injuries. Troopers said she was riding in the center of the backseat and was not wearing a seat belt.
The identities of the others involved in the accident were not immediately made available. Nor was information on their injuries.