Guilford Co., NC – Quinton Darnell Dean Killed in I-85 BUS Crash

Guilford Co., NC – Quinton Darnell Dean Killed in I-85 BUS Crash

Guilford Co., NC (February 8, 2024) – The North Carolina State Highway Patrol identified the Interstate 85 Business crash victim as 42-year-old Quinton Darnell Dean of Jacksonville, North Carolina.

According to crash reports, just before 11:40 a.m. on February 5, a 2020 Subaru Outback was stopped with other vehicles on the southbound side of Interstate 85 Business. For unknown reasons, the vehicle was rear-ended by a 2017 International box truck near Riverdale Drive. The force of the collision caused the Subaru to strike a 2002 Ford Econoline van. A passenger in the Subaru, identified as Dean, suffered fatal injuries as a result of the accident and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver of the Subaru, 63-year-old Nicholas Schottland McCutcheon, was seriously injured in the crash. He was transported to Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro, North Carolina, for emergency treatment. The driver of the truck, 39-year-old Alfonso Devon Allen, and the driver of the van, 53-year-old Brian Keith Huston, were both injured. The victims were transported to Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist High Point Medical Center in Winston-Salem for emergency care. At this time, investigations are underway.

Our thoughts are with Nicholas Schottland McCutcheon, Brian Keith Huston, and Alfonso Devon Allen as we hope for their full recovery.

We offer our condolences to the family of Quinton Darnell Dean.

Fatal Auto Accidents in North Carolina

Guilford Co., NC – Quinton Darnell Dean Killed in I-85 BUS CrashTruck accidents claim the lives of thousands of people across the United States every year. Regrettably, a significant number of these tragic incidents occur right here in North Carolina. When innocent lives are lost due to fatal truck collisions, families often find it incredibly challenging to move forward.

Learning that your loved one lost her life as a result of a fatal accident caused by the negligent actions of another driver just makes accepting the loss in moving forward more challenging. Regrettably, many fatal accidents take place as a result of drivers who are reckless. Leading factors include:

  • Failure to yield the right-of-way: when drivers do not yield to other vehicles on the road, they can crash into them and cause severe harm.
  • Speeding: Excessive speed plays a major role in various accidents due to the fact that it often leads to drivers losing control of their vehicles and crashing into others.
  • Running red lights and stop signs: Ignoring traffic signals and signs can lead to devastating accidents that injure or kill those involved.

Losing a loved one in a fatal crash can have a significant and overwhelming impact on your family. In certain cases, your family may have the option to pursue legal recourse following the unexpected loss of a family member. It is imperative that you seek legal counsel from a wrongful death attorney in Greene County.

Our fatal truck accident lawyers at Ted Greve & Associates, P.A. remain committed to providing each person we represent with compassionate and dedicated legal services at every step of the process. With over two decades of experience and a dedicated team of lawyers, we are committed to fighting for the compensation that you deserve for your losses. In addition, we remain committed to providing personalized care and support to each client to ensure you have the support you need during this very challenging time. We understand the devastation that a fatal car accident can bring upon a family, which is why we will work tirelessly to ensure justice is served on your behalf. Contact our dedicated wrongful death lawyers today at (800) 693-7833 for a consultation, and let us help you navigate through this challenging situation with compassion and dedication.