Rocky Point man killed in crash on Hwy 117

PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — One person is dead and another injured in a two-car crash in Rocky Point.

The NC Highway Patrol says it happened around 5:45 p.m. on Sunday on US 117, just south of Everette Road.

The highway patrol says Brandon Michael McDevitt, 24, of Rocky Point, was driving south on US 117 when he went left of the center line and hit Norma Santiago Ramos, 27, of Burgaw, who was driving north.

The highway patrol says both McDevitt’s jeep and Ramos’s car were going about 55 miles per hour when the crash happened.  After colliding, McDevitt ran off the road to the right and Ramos ran off the road to the left.

McDevitt was not wearing a seatbelt and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the highway patrol.

Ramos was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center with serious injuries.

Alcohol is not suspected in the crash.

Trooper R.D. Hendrickson is investigating.

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