A male passenger passed away in a Monroe County car wreck during the early hours of Tuesday, November 3rd. Anna Lewis, of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, placed the time of the crash after midnight on High Falls Road near Boxankle Road.
The preliminary investigation uncovered that a Mercury Grand Marius and a Ford Crown Victoria were involved in the accident. The Mercury was westbound on Interstate 75 when it struck the Ford.
The police said the Ford’s driver tried to avoid the contact with the Mercury, but it struck the car on the rear near the passenger’s headlight. The first vehicle then went down into a deep embankment.
The impact trapped the passenger, Paul Dewberry, and first responders had to extricate him. Medics took the man to the Monroe County Hospital, where he later died from his injuries. The driver of the Mercury received treatment at Navicent for minor injuries.
The paramedics also took the Ford’s driver to the hospital as a precaution. Lewis said that the Mercury’s driver might face charges pending the conclusion of their investigation into the Monroe County car wreck.
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