Leland man identified in deadly crash
LELAND, NC (WWAY) – The NC Highway Patrol has released the name of the man who was killed in last night’s head on collision.
It happened around 5:45 p.m.
Trooper R.M. McDermott responded to the crash on Mt. Misery Road near Dogwood Lane.
First Sgt. Troy Pope say Elijah Barron, 34, was driving north on Mt. Misery Road when he crossed the center line and hit a vehicle driven by Miranda Holmes head-on. Her condition is not immediately available.
First Sgt. Pope says Barron was not restrained. Barron died at the scene.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation.