Driver killed in crash while pulling out of church parking lot in High Point identified


HIGH POINT, N.C. (WGHP) — A person is dead after a crash while pulling out of a church parking lot in High Point, according to police.

At about 11:53 p.m. Sunday, police responded to a crash involving two vehicles on the 3500 block of Johnson Street, in front of the Korean American Presbyterian Church of Greater Greensboro.

Police determined that a 2014 Honda Accord, driven by 70-year-old Gwon Yong Hwan, of High Point, was pulling out from the church onto the street when a newer model Chevrolet Camaro crashed into it.

Hwan was taken to a hospital with critical injuries where he later died.

The HPPD Traffic Unit is continuing to investigate the crash.  

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