RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — A man has been charged with second-degree murder in connection to a fatal crash in Randolph County on Wednesday, according to State Highway Patrol.
Daniel Ray-Christopher Willard is in the Randolph County jail under a $2 million dollar bond.
At 2:25 p.m., State Highway Patrol troopers responded when they were told about a crash on US 64 near Iron Mountain Road.
Troopers say Wanda Cox Allred, 74, of Franklinville, was going west on US 64 in a 2019 Honda CR-V when Willard crossed the center line and hit her vehicle head-on.
Allred died at the scene and a passenger in Willard’s vehicle was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.