Thursday, April 19, 2007

Driver Dies From Injuries Sustained In Weekend Accident

State Trooper R.B. Maynard takes notes at the scene of a single vehicle crash Saturday night on Zacks Mill Road. The driver, 26-year-old William Derrick Perry of Benson, died Wednesday from injuries sustained in the collision. Photo by Carter Rabil

A Benson man badly hurt Saturday night when his SUV overturned seven times on Zack’s Mill Road , died Wednesday at WakeMed in Raleigh . The Highway Patrol said 26-year-old William Derrick Perry of Elevation Road was speeding when he ran off the roadway in his Chevy SUV and flipped multiple times. Perry was ejected. Trooper R.B. Maynard estimated Perry was traveling 75mph in a 55mph zone at the time of the 10:30pm crash. The Highway Patrol also said alcohol appeared to have been a contributing factor.


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