2nd teen dies from injuries after crash in High Point; driver charged
HIGH POINT, N.C. — A second teen has died after a Saturday night crash in High Point, according to a news release from High Point police.
Sami Faydi, 16, has died from injuries sustained during the crash. Faydi was the right rear passenger in the vehicle.
Crews were called to the 1600 block of Whites Mill Road shortly before 9:20 p.m., according to police.
Arriving officers found a 2003 BMW 325i sedan with four people inside that crashed into a tree.
Jacob Goeke, 17, was taken to Moses Cone Hospital and pronounced dead from his injuries. He was the left rear passenger.
The driver of the vehicle, 19-year-old Dwight Gray Jr., was taken to Moses Cone Hospital, treated, released and charged with driving while consuming under the age of 21.
The front right passenger, 17-year-old Ashley Hyde, was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center for minor injuries.
Investigators determined that speed and alcohol were both factors in the crash, according to High Point police. They estimate the driver was going 105 mph on a 40 mph road before the crash happened. Additional charges are pending against the driver.