North Carolina man dies in crash

Published 12:16 pm Friday, May 6, 2022

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The Virginia State Police (VSP) is investigating a crash that claimed the life of a North Carolina man.

According to a release from VSP, “At 1:59 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, VSP responded to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Route 1 and northbound I-85 exit ramp in Mecklenburg County.”

The release further noted, “A 2004 Kenworth tractor trailer was traveling north in the left lane of Route 1 when a 2019 Honda Civic pulled into the travel lane from the I-85 exit ramp. The tractor-trailer couldn’t avoid the Honda and struck it in the driver’s side.”

The driver of the Honda, Jerry. Mc Clarin, Jr., 34 of Charlotte, North Carolina, was transported to Chippenham Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. He was wearing a seatbelt.

The driver of the tractor-trailer, Anthony D. Rogers, 29, of Brodnax, was uninjured in the crash. He was wearing a seatbelt.

The crash remains under investigation.