Tuesday, 12 December 2017 16:25

Enfield man dies in Hertford Co. crash

Written by  Calvin Bryant
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A single-vehicle crashed claimed the life of a Halifax County man near Como in Hertford County Sunday night.

Terrell Emanuel Turner, 43, of Enfield, died in the crash, which occurred shortly before 9:30 p.m. on Highway 258, north of Como.

North Carolina State Highway Patrol Trooper J.G. Williams, who investigated the fatal mishap, said Turner was operating a 2003 Chevrolet Suburban southbound on Highway 258 at the time of the crash. Turner was alone in his vehicle.

In his report, Williams stated the vehicle initially crossed the centerline of the highway before traveling off the road to the left.

“At that time, Mr. Turner overcorrected the vehicle, causing it to come back onto the road, cross the centerline again, and travel off the road to the right.”

The vehicle, Williams said, then struck a ditch before colliding with a tree and coming to a halt.

“Mr. Turner was trapped inside the vehicle and died at the scene,” Williams noted.

Other than driver error in overcorrecting a vehicle in a skid, Williams said there were no other factors contributing to the deadly mishap.

Members of the Como and Murfreesboro fire departments responded to the scene, along with Hertford County EMS and Hertford County Sheriff’s deputies.

The fatal crash was the 15th of the year in the Highway Patrol’s Troop A — District II area  which encompasses Bertie, Gates and Hertford counties.

Seven of those fatalities have been in Hertford County.

Editor's note: Calvin Bryant is editor of the Ahoskie Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald. It is posted with the paper's permission.

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