John Wellington, 84, Joyce Wellington, 69, and James Douglas Wellington, 65, killed in head-on crash with alleged impaired driver in Hoke County, North Carolina

Modified Date: 
Tue, 08/18/2015 - 8:44am
Accident Date: 
Monday, August 17, 2015

Couple, son killed in NC head-on crash; man charged

A man, his wife, and his son are dead following a head-on crash in Hoke County. The three people in the second vehicle were killed. Authorities tell local media outlets the wreck happened about noon Monday when a car veered across the center line of a highway and hit a second vehicle. They were identified as 84-year-old John Wellington, his 69-year-old wife Joyce, and his 65-year-old son James Douglas Wellington. He is identified as 31-year-old Matthew Allen English of Pinehurst and faces several charges including reckless driving and driving while impaired.
People Involved: 
John Wellington
Joyce Wellington
James Douglas Wellington
Matthew Allen English

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