20-year-old dies in Rockingham County wreck

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ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — A 20-year-old man died in a car crash in western Rockingham County Saturday night, according to the highway patrol.

Adam Purgason, of 140 Poppy Road in Madison, was driving on Eagle Falls Road shortly before 10 p.m. when his car went off the road, the highway patrol said.

The car hit a fence and tree and became fully engulfed in flames, according to a highway patrol official.


  • Geri Pierce

    No matter what the causeof the accident, I hate to see a young life cut short. What a way for his parents and loved ones to remember his death. Prays for this family, they have a lot of healing ahead of them.

  • Ashley T

    *RIP* Adam was my husband’s best friend & my children adored him,he will be missed by many.Thank you all for your prayers.

  • Yvette Hunt

    Rest in Peace Adam, did not know you long but will miss seeing your smile everyday when I picked up my daughter. You reminded me of my brother whom you never seen with out a smile on his face. You was taken way to young hope the family can find peace in God.

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