Balvantbh Patel, 58, dies and passenger sustains life-threatening injuries after their car is struck by semi-truck at Center Cross Church Road and State Route 134 in Randolph County, North Carolina
Troopers investigating fatal crash on NC 134 near Center Cross Church Road in Randolph County
Balvantbh Thakorbhai Patel, 58, of McLeansville, was going west on Center Cross Church Road in a 2021 Toyota Highlander.
He didn’t stop at the intersection with NC 134 and was struck by the tractor-trailer, troopers say.
1 dead, 1 seriously injured in fatal crash on NC 134
The front-seat passenger in Patel's car sustained serious life-threatening injuries and was flown to a hospital.
The driver of the truck was not injured in the collision.
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