Olin, NC – Woman Killed in I-77 Crash near Tomlin Mill Rd

Olin, NC – Woman Killed in I-77 Crash near Tomlin Mill Rd

Olin, NC (February 2, 2024) – A woman from Huntersville lost her life as a result of a motor vehicle accident that took place in North Iredell County on Monday evening, January 28. The accident took place at approximately 8:30 p.m.

According to authorities, a motor vehicle accident between a 2023 Volkswagen Arteon and a 2007 Toyota SUV occurred on the northbound side of Interstate 77. The incident prompted the closure of the roadway near Tomlin Mill Road. Multiple law enforcement agencies responded to the scene of the crash to assist.

The driver of the Toyota, 38-year-old Ana Lopez, and her passenger were both transported to Wilkes Medical Center for the treatment of injuries. The driver of the Volkswagen, identified as 65-year-old Stephney Lynn Morris, sustained fatal injuries in the crash. She was pronounced deceased by authorities. The incident is currently under investigation.

We hope Anna Lopez and the second victim injured in this crash recover quickly.

Our condolences go out to the family of Stephney Lynn Morris.

Fatal Car Crashes in North Carolina

Olin, NC – Woman Killed in I-77 Crash near Tomlin Mill RdFatal collisions in the United States take the lives of more than 770 people every single week. This is more than 100 people a day and over 40,000 people a year. No matter how many strict laws we have in place to protect motorists, we continue to see innocent people harmed as a result of drivers who fail to obey them.

Speeding, impairment, distractions, and failing to yield are just some of the main causes of fatal collisions reported in our state every year. These actions can have far-reaching consequences, taking the lives of innocent people nearby. Families who lose loved ones in fatal collisions are often forced to deal with financial burdens that make it incredibly difficult to move on. Having to suddenly pay tens of thousands of dollars on funeral costs and burial expenses can be unexpected and challenging. Unfortunately, families are forced to deal with this every single day in our country.

If you have lost a loved one as a result of the fatal collision, your family may be able to take legal action. Hiring a wrongful death lawyer to represent you throughout the legal process can help to ensure you are able to maximize the compensation you recover through your wrongful death lawsuit.

At Ted Greve & Associates, we are dedicated to helping families in this time of need by fighting for justice and fair compensation. We understand the emotional and financial toll that such a loss can have on a family, which is why our compassionate attorneys provide support and aggressive representation. While no amount of money can bring back your loved one, receiving full and fair compensation can help ease some of the burdens you may face during this difficult time. If you have lost a loved one due to another person’s actions on the road, do not hesitate to contact our skilled personal injury lawyers for a free case evaluation at (800) 693-7833. Let us handle the legal aspect so that you can focus on healing with your family.