A soldier who suffered personal injuries in an accident in Hoke County on June 5 in which two people were killed is currently recovering at Womack Army Medical Center, according to a spokeswoman.
Spokeswoman Shannon Lynch said that 32-year-Raeford resident Adam Daniel Sexton was scheduled to be moved out of the intensive care unit on June 10. She said that he was being moved to the surgical recovery unit and is doing well.
On the day of the accident, Sexton was traveling in a 2008 Ford sport utility vehicle when a car driven by 22-year-old Raeford resident crossed the center line on Club Pond Road and collided with his vehicle, according to the North Carolina Highway Patrol.
Both O’Bannon and a passenger in his vehicle, 22-year-old Raeford resident Casandra A. Kist, died in the wreck.
The NCHP estimated that O’Bannon’s vehicle was traveling around 75 mph in a 45 mph zone at the time of the accident.