One dead in I-40 wreck, lanes reopened
Credit: Daniel Brown
GREENSBORO, N.C. — One man is dead after a deadly wreck on I-40 that shut down all eastbound lanes for most of the morning Monday.
Officials say Christa Nangwa Geoffrey, of Elon, was driving her 2001 Ford Focus eastbound on I-40 when she lost control of her car and struck a guardrail just past Randleman Road.
She then re-entered the roadway and was struck in the driver’s side by a tractor trailer operated by Rodney Morris of Mount Gilead.
The passenger in the Ford Focus, Ghazal Mohamed Omar of Burlington, was transported to Moses Cone Hospital where he died from his injuries.
Th wreck happened just before 9 a.m.
All lanes of I-40 eastbound in Greensboro have reopened as of this afternoon.
The investigation is ongoing.