NC 18-year-old charged with DWI after crash leaves 2 dead, 2 in hospital

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OAK RIDGE, N.C. (WGHP) — A driver is facing multiple charges after a crash in Oak Ridge that left two people dead and two others seriously injured, including the driver, on Friday night, according to Highway Patrol.

At 6:52 p.m., North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to a crash that happened on Williard Road near N.C. Highway 150.

Jacob Stevens, 18, of Greensboro, was going south in a 2002 Chevrolet pickup. The truck flipped when Stevens went off the road to the right, hit a mailbox, overcorrected, crossed the center line and hit a utility pole, troopers say.

Jefferey Robert Jones, 19, of High Point, was a passenger in the truck and died at the scene.

Zach Porter Williamson, 19, of Greensboro, died in the hospital on Saturday.

A Kernersville 19-year-old was seriously injured along with Stevens and taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

Stevens faces the following charges:

  • misdemeanor death by motor vehicle
  • driving while impaired
  • provisional driving while impaired
  • underage consumption
  • reckless driving

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