Tyrrell County, NC ( July 15, 2023) – A tragic accident unfolded near the Alligator River Bridge in Tyrrell County, claiming a teenager’s life and causing injuries to multiple individuals involved.
The collision, which occurred on July 15th, 2023, prompted the closure of the U.S. 64 bridge for several hours.
According to the Highway Patrol, Henry Dare, a resident of Cary, was operating a car that crossed the centre line and collided head-on with an oncoming pickup truck travelling east.
The devastating crash resulted in the death of 17-year-old, a passenger in Henry Dare’s car.
The Highway Patrol has not disclosed the relationship between the driver and the deceased passenger.
Emergency responders swiftly transported the injured individuals from both vehicles to local hospitals using ambulances and helicopters.
The Highway Patrol is working with the district attorney’s office to determine the appropriate charges for the crash, which remain pending.