1 killed, 2 injured in head-on crash on NC 14 near Eden

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — One person was killed and two others were injured in a head-on crash near Eden Tuesday afternoon, according to Highway Patrol Master Trooper Brandon Baker.

The crash happened on N.C. 14 near Fisher Hill Road shortly after 4 p.m.

Baker said a 1994 Chevrolet truck driven by Christopher Smith, of Reidsville, was headed south on N.C. 14 when it was hit head-on by a 2000 Ford Explorer that traveled left of center.

Smith was killed in the crash.

The driver of the Explorer was taken to Duke Trauma Center by Duke Life Flight with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

A passenger in the Explorer was taken to Moses Cone Hospital by EMS. There is no word on the passenger’s condition.

Troopers are consulting with the District Attorney regarding charges.

Google Map for coordinates 36.535553 by -79.803653.

NC-14 & Old State Hwy 87, Eden, NC 27288

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