Christopher Ruffin, 58, and Clay Ruffin, 62, killed when vehicle driven by Jesse Lawrence, 78, strikes restaurant in Wilson, North Carolina

Modified Date: 
Fri, 06/09/2023 - 1:45pm
Accident Date: 
Sunday, August 14, 2022

Police: 2 dead after SUV crashes into North Carolina restaurant

Photos from the scene showed the silver SUV appeared to have gone through the front windows, coming to a stop inside the dining area atop broken glass and window frames.

Driver charged in Wilson Hardee’s crash that killed two brothers

Wilson police charged Jesse Lawrence with reckless driving and two counts of misdemeanor death by motor vehicle.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Christopher Ruffin
Clay Ruffin
Jesse Lawrence
Wilson, NC