Friday, June 14, 2024

North Carolina woman killed while driving after being struck in the head with a rock

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A tragic incident occurred last Wednesday in Burke County, North Carolina, resulting in the death of a young woman, Brittany Elizabeth Ferguson, aged 23. While she was en route to meet her sister, an unknown individual threw a rock through her car’s windshield, striking her in the head. This caused her to lose control of her vehicle, a 2006 Ford Taurus, which subsequently crashed into a residential property.

Brittany Elizabeth Ferguson's 2006 Ford Taurus swerved off the road, traversed a yard, and collided with the porch of an adjacent residence. Courtesy: WRAL News
Brittany Elizabeth Ferguson’s 2006 Ford Taurus swerved off the road, traversed a yard, and collided with the porch of an adjacent residence. Courtesy: WRAL News

The North Carolina Highway Patrol confirmed that Ferguson died at the scene.

Police looking for white Chevrolet S-10 single-cab truck

Authorities are currently seeking a suspect in connection with the incident, who remains at large. Investigators are specifically searching for a white Chevrolet S-10 single-cab truck, as reported by witnesses. The truck was observed with a man in the truck bed driving back and forth in the vicinity following the occurrence.

The car suffered extreme damage from the 5-8lb rock
The car suffered extreme damage

According to reports from ABC News, state troopers speculate that the rock may have been thrown either from a passing car traveling in the opposite direction of Ferguson or by an individual standing on the roadside.

Individuals possessing any information regarding the white truck or the incident are urged to contact the highway patrol at 828-466-5500.

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