It's a death that should never have happened. The 79-year-old South American grandmother had left her native Columbia to visit extended family here in the United States. She enjoyed a trip to New York where she saw a play on Broadway and Niagara Falls.
If you enjoy going to the North Carolina beaches, chances are you've caught a glimpse of parasailers flying hundreds of feet above the waves just off of the shore as they are towed behind a boat. It looks like it could be so much fun. But is it safe?
When drivers see log trucks barreling down the road toward them, they naturally worry about their own safety. Log trucks that lose their loads or drivers who can't control their trucks place many in danger.
People who are injured in car accidents often receive calls from adjusters working for the other driver's insurance company. The adjuster may ask the accident victim to make a recorded statement.
Lexington, North Carolina, was the scene of a recent highway tragedy when a three-vehicle collision resulted in the deaths of two people. Their identities were not released by the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, although reports indicate that a paramedic from Davidson County was among the injured.