Woman killed after slamming into NC trooper’s vehicle on US-1 in Wake County

Woman killed after slamming into NC trooper’s vehicle on US-1 in Wake County


HELLO AND GOOD AFTERNOON. WE BEGIN WITH BREAKING NEWS IN SOUTHWEST WADE COUNTY. THE POLICE OFFICERS ARE INVESTIGATING A CRASH INVOLVING A STATE TROOPER. IT HAPPENED NEAR THE NUCLEAR PLANT. WE ARE JOINED LIVE FROM THE SCENE A WOMAN HAS BEEN KILLED, WE UNDERSTAND. Reporter: RUSS, THAT’S RIGHT, A 23-YEAR-OLD WOMAN WAS KILLED IN THE CRASH. THE SCENE IS STILL VERY BUSY AND IT’S AN INTERESTING CRASH BECAUSE THIS IS THE SECOND ONE THAT HAPPENED ALONG THE ROAD WITHIN TWO HOURS. THE FIRST ONE AT 8:00 A.M. AT THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF THE ROAD, NORTHBOUND U.S. 1. SO THEY WERE INVESTIGATING THAT CRASH AND PARKED ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE HERE WHICH IS SOUTHBOUND. THEY SAY AS THEY WERE INVESTIGATING A CAR DRIVING SOUTHBOUND, TRYING TO AVOID A CAR AND SWERVED AND HIT THE STATE TROOPER’S CAR. THE DRIVER OF THE CAR DIED WHEN THEY CRASHED INTO THE TROOPER’S CAR. THE TROOPERS ON THE SCENE ARE TELLING US THAT THE DRIVER WAS THE ONLY ONE KILLED AND THE TROOPER IS OKAY. WE HAVE BEEN OUT HERE FOR A FEW HOURS AND THE LAW ENFORCEMENT IS HERE. NORTHBOUND U.S. 1 CLOSED SINCE8:00 A.M. THE CARS ARE STARTING TO MAKE THEIR WAY UP AND DOWN. THE MOST IMPORTANT THING AND THE HARDEST THING IS TO HAVE TO TELL THE FAMILY. OUR HEARTS GO OUT FOR THE PEOPLE INVOLVED. WE DON’T WANT TO HAVE TO DELIVER THIS MESSAGE, ESPECIALLY IN THE NEW YEAR. I CAN’T IMAGINE WHAT THE FAMILY IS GOING THROUGH AND ANYTHING THAT WE CAN DO TO ASSIST THEM AT THIS TIME, WE WILL DO AND ON OUR HEARTS GO OUT ON THAT FAMILY THAT’S GRIEVING FOR THE LOSS OF THEIR LOVED ONE. Reporter: AND YOU GUYS CAN SEE HERE BEHIND ME, THE INCIDENT IS VERY, VERY, BUSY AND WE’VE BEEN HERE SINCE 11:00 A.M. AND THE TRAFFIC IS MAKING ITS WAY PAST THIS. WE’LL STAY OUT HERE AND TALK TO

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