CURRITUCK, N.C. (WAVY) - A 19-year-old Manteo man was killed and two women were injured when two cars collided head-on on U.S. 158 in Currituck County Sunday morning.
According to Trooper Wayne with the North Carolina Highway Patrol, Casey Michael Rodriguez was driving a 1991 Buick Regal northbound on U.S. 158 around 7 a.m. in the Jarvisburg area, when the car crossed over the center line and struck a 2011 BMW X5 head-on, killing Rodriguez.
A 19-year-old woman who was in the car with Rodriguez was airlifted to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries.
Medics transported the 31-year-old woman in the BMW to Albemarle Hospital in Elizabeth City where she was treated and released.
Southbound lanes of U.S.158 were closed while Troopers investigated the crash but have since reopened.
It is not known if alcohol or speed were factors in the crash. The investigation is ongoing.
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