Riley Atkins, 14, and Sophie Atkins, 5, killed and mother and 9-year-old daughter injured in crash involving commercial truck on Interstate 77 in Yadkin County, North Carolina

Modified Date: 
Tue, 06/01/2021 - 1:04am
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, May 19, 2021

2 children killed in North Carolina crash

Troopers said a Ford Escape and a tractor-trailer were traveling northbound when the vehicle collided with the tractor-trailer and went off the road to the left.

New details emerge after 14-year-old, 5-year-old killed in crash on I-77 in Yadkin County; tractor-trailer driver killed in second crash

Troopers say a Boonville woman was driving on the interstate when she lost control and hit a tractor-trailer.

North Carolina State Highway Patrol identifies two children killed in interstate 77 tractor-trailer crash

Deputies said the two children who died in the crash were 14-year-old Riley Adkins, who was sitting in the back seat, and 5-year-old Sophie Adkins, who was secured in a child's seat.

Riley Atkins | Sophie Atkins Death – Obituary : Riley Atkins | Sophie Atkins Has Died

It is really a difficult time for the beloved ones of Riley Atkins | Sophie Atkins whose passing has brought so much tears to.

People Involved: 
Riley Atkins
Sophie Atkins
Roadway: 
Interstate 77

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