“High Point car crash kills 30-year-old Barry Willard”

By | July 15, 2023



A deadly car crash occurred in High Point, North Carolina on Tuesday afternoon, resulting in the death of one person. The incident occurred on East Chester Drive at around 5:00 PM. A Nissan driver traveling northeast collided with the rear of a Hyundai driver who was also heading northeast. The impact caused the Hyundai to propel forward, leading to three more cars being involved in the crash. It was a chain reaction situation.

The driver of the Nissan was identified as 30-year-old Barry Willard from Greensboro. He was taken to Moses Cone Hospital but later succumbed to his injuries. The other drivers involved in the crash are expected to be okay.

The High Point Police Department’s Traffic Unit is currently working with the medical examiner’s office to determine if Willard suffered a medical event prior to the crash or if his injuries from the collision caused his death.

Car accidents are tragic events that can have devastating consequences. They serve as a reminder of the importance of safe and responsible driving. It is crucial for drivers to maintain focus, adhere to traffic laws, and avoid distractions while behind the wheel.

In the wake of this incident, it is essential for the community to come together and support the families and friends affected by the crash. Local authorities and organizations may provide resources for grief counseling and support during this difficult time.

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As we reflect on this unfortunate event, let us remember to prioritize road safety and exercise caution while driving to prevent similar accidents from occurring in the future..