1 dead, 1 injured after wreck in Rockingham County
ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. – One woman died and a man was hurt after a crash involving a truck and a car in Rockingham County on Monday morning.
Cheryl Odom, 52, of Eden, was pronounced dead at the scene and Desmond Gage Vernon, 19, of Reidsville, was flown to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The wreck happened shortly after 9 a.m. on Old NC 87 near Eden, according to North Carolina State Highway Patrol.
Officials said Vernon was driving a lifted pickup truck and went left of center and went on top of Odom in a Sentra.
Officials don’t know yet why the vehicle went left of center. There is no current word on charges.