Two killed in separate accidents

By: By Annick Joseph - Staff writer

LUMBERTON — Two people were killed this weekend in separate highway accidents, including a teenager.

Treyvon Devon Stackhouse, 24, of 2248 Fairmont Road, Fairmont, died Sunday after his motorcycle, which was traveling in excess of 100 mph, collided head-on with a four-door sedan on N.C. 130 near Fairmont, according to K.D. Williamson, of the state Highway Patrol.

Lorie Chavis, who was driving the sedan, her husband Jimmy and 8-year-old daughter Zoee, all of Fairmont, were in the sedan when the accident occurred. They all suffered minor injuries.

The accident happened at 10:42 a.m. when the motorcycle crossed the center line and was struck by the sedan, tossing Stackhouse into a nearby field.

”When Stackhouse reached the apex of the curve, he had no control and kept straight into oncoming traffic,” said Williamson. “Stackhouse had to be traveling in excess of 110 mph.”

In the other accident, 16-year-old Christopher Dwayne Oxendine died from injuries he suffered after a vehicle hit him while he was driving a golf cart on Elrod Road, between Cabinet Shop Road and N.C. 710, according to Trooper Kim Locklear.

Oxendine was driving the golf cart north at about 5:19 p.m. on Friday on Sole Man Drive when he failed to yield to an oncoming four-door sedan traveling east on Elrod Road, Locklear said. The golf cart was pushed off the road to the right and the vehicle ended up it a ditch.

Oxendine died later at a hospital.

A 29-year-old female was driving the sedan. She was taken to an undisclosed hospital, where she is recovering from her injuries. Locklear did not want to release her name.

“These days, this generation, they live in the fast lane,” Locklear said. “These are accidents. Motorists need to be mindful when on the roads, slow down and pay attention.”

No one was charged in either of the two fatal accidents.

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By Annick Joseph

Staff writer

Reach Annick Joseph by calling 910-416-5165 or via email at [email protected] or Facebook Annick MultiMedia Journalist.

Reach Annick Joseph by calling 910-416-5165 or via email at [email protected] or Facebook Annick MultiMedia Journalist.