2nd person dies after crash in Winston-Salem; more charges for man accused of running red light

Ivan Jonathan Prudente-Anorve

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A second person has succumbed to their injuries following an Oct. 1 crash in Winston-Salem.

Marquice Gaines, 22, of Winston-Salem, died at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center on Saturday, just five days before his 23rd birthday, according to a news release from Winston-Salem police.

Ivan Jonathan Prudente-Anorve, 23, of Winston-Salem, is accused of running a red light and crashing his SUV into another vehicle on Oct. 1.

On Thursday, Prudente-Anorve was charged with two counts of second-degree murder and placed under a $1 million bond. He is currently in custody in the Forsyth County Detention Center.

Cameron Mark Francis, 21, the driver of the vehicle struck by Prudente-Anorve’s SUV, was transported to WFBMC after the accident and later died from injuries sustained, Winston-Salem police said. Gaines was a passenger in Francis’ car.

Two other passengers in Francis’ car were treated at WFBMC and released.